Gunung Sahuwai

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2004)
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Area: 25,816 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description (2003 baseline)
There are 14 settlements on the coastal area. This area is a hunting and forest product collection site for local people. Most of the people work as farmer and fisherman. Main comodities are clove, nutmeg and coconut for copra.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Cervus timorensis moluccensis, Hydrosaurus amboinensis, Phalanger orientalis and Spilocuscus maculatus chryssorhous (BKSDA Wilayah VIII Maluku-Irian Jaya 1996, Hitipeuw & Tuhumury 1999).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gunung Sahuwai. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.