Bali Barat

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4iv (2004)
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Area: 89,003 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description
Located around 60 km north-west of Denpasar, this area has steep and undulating topography. The highest peak Gunung Patas (Mt. Patas) (1412 m).

Key biodiversity
The only area for Bali Starling Leucopsar rothschildi.Bali Barat lies on the raptors migration route, which include Oriental Honey-Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus, Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis and Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis (Ash 1984; 1993).

Non-bird biodiversity: Dugong dugon, Trachypithecus auratus, Chelonia mydas (Polunin, Whitten, Nijman 1997).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bali Barat. Downloaded from on 25/06/2022.