IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2002)
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Area: 27,716 ha
Site description (baseline)
Peak of Gunung Egon and Gunung Meak connected by. There is some of hotsprings in Gunung Egon, including one near Egon Blindit village.
One of the richest area and important for Flores. This area is one of the 6 locations where Wallace's Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus live, the endemic bird of Flores and threatened by extinction. The feeding area of this species is tropical semi-evergreen forest, and the habitat is Lower monsoon mountain forest (Eucalyptus urophylla). Wallace's Scopsowl Otus silvicola is common in Eucalyptus forest (Trainor & Lesmana 2000).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Egon Ilimedo. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15943 on 06/06/2023.