ID074
Gunung Gede - Pangrango


Year of compilation: 1999

Site description
This area consist of Gunung Gede (2958 m) which is an active volcano and Gunung Pangrango (3019 m). These 2 mountains linked by a flat ridge with 2400 m elevation. The last eruption of Gunung Gede was in 1948. This area is one of the wetest area in Java.



Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Panthera pardus, Hylobates moloch, Presbytis comata and Trachypithecus auratus (Nijman & Sozer 1995, Anon 1996, Hedges & Tyson 1996, Whitten et.al. 1996, Nijman 1997).



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Tourists, deforestation, wildlife hunting and forest conversion for plantation (MacKinnon et.al. 1982)



Protected areas
15196 ha of this area declared as National Park on 6 March 1980 (Hartarti et.al. 1994, Anon 1997).



Habitat and land use
Lower mountain forest, upper mountain rainforest, subalpin forest subalpin grassland and mountain crater (Anon 1996).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Gede - Pangrango. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/08/2022.