Alas Purwo

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2004)
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Area: 43,420 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description (1999 baseline)
Alas Purwo is located on Blambangan Peninsula on the eastern most of Java.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Cuon alpinus, Trachypithecus auratus, Chelonia mydas, Dermochelys coriacea, Eretmochelys imbricata, Lepidochelys olivacea.Teluk Grajagan is used for turtles nesting site (Beudels & Kurnianto 1982, Watling 1990b, Hedges & Tyson 1996) and Bos javanicus (Grantham personal communication.).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Alas Purwo. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.