Egon Ilimedo

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2002)
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Area: 27,716 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description (baseline)
Peak of Gunung Egon and Gunung Meak connected by. There is some of hotsprings in Gunung Egon, including one near Egon Blindit village.

Key biodiversity
One of the richest area and important for Flores. This area is one of the 6 locations where Wallace's Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus live, the endemic bird of Flores and threatened by extinction. The feeding area of this species is tropical semi-evergreen forest, and the habitat is Lower monsoon mountain forest (Eucalyptus urophylla). Wallace's Scopsowl Otus silvicola is common in Eucalyptus forest (Trainor & Lesmana 2000).

Non-bird biodiversity:

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Egon Ilimedo. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.