Gunung Kawi-Kelud

Year of compilation: 1999

Site description
Located around 43 km south-east of Kediri, it consists of 4 main mountains, Gunung Kawi (2651 m), Gunung Kelud (1731 m), Gunung Butak (2868 m) and Gunung Pitrang (2625 m) Anon 1989).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Trachypithecus auratus (Nijman 1997).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Cutting and clearence of forest for settlement (MacKinnon

Protected areas
Proposed as nature reserve (50000 ha).

Habitat and land use
The area contains rare lowland and hill forests on volcanic soils (MacKinnon, Whitten

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Kawi-Kelud. Downloaded from on 21/03/2023.