Located around 60 km north-west of Denpasar, this area has steep and undulating topography. The highest peak Gunung Patas (Mt. Patas) (1412 m).
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 et.al.1982, Whitten et.al.1996, Nijman 1997).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bali Barat. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/02/2020.