Gunung Ijen

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2004)
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Area: 2,468 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description (baseline)
Located on the eastern part of Java around 15 km west of Banyuwangi, the eastern part of Plateau Ijen dominated by a group of mountains consist of Gunung Merapi, Ijen Crater and small mountains such as Gunung Widadanen, Gunung Papak and Gunung Pawenen. Ijen Crater linked Maelang-Ijen-Raung that formed the biggest mountains area in East Java.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Cuon alpinus, Panthera pardus, Sus verrucosus and Trachypithecus auratus (Nijman 1997).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gunung Ijen. Downloaded from on 30/05/2023.