Current view: Text account
Year of compilation: 1999
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).
Non-bird biodiversity: Trachypithecus auratus (Nijman 1997).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Cutting and clearence of forest for settlement (MacKinnon et.al
Proposed as nature reserve (50000 ha).
The area contains rare lowland and hill forests on volcanic soils (MacKinnon et.al
.1982, Whitten et.al
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Kawi-Kelud. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 21/03/2023.