Dodo Jaranpusang

Site description (2003 baseline):

Site location and context
Located east of Desa Lunyuk Besar,

Key biodiversity
The richest habitat type for key bird diversity is lowland semi-evergreen forest between 200-1400 m asl. Follow-up survey is needed to find out the potential of this area. Flores Green Pigeon Treron floris in Sumbawa Island only recorded three times during the past 14 years. This area is one of it.

Habitat and land use
Dry deciduous forest and lowland semi-evergreen forest (Trainor

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Illegal timber cutting and infrastructure development (Trainor 2000). Mining exploitation by PT Newmont Batu Hijau might threat the biodiversity in this area.

Protected areas
Proposed as a conservation area (Trainor 2000).The current status of this site is protected forest (61000 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dodo Jaranpusang. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.