Gunung Malabar

Year of compilation: 1999

Site description
Located around 24 km south of Bandung.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Hylobates moloch, Presbytis comata, Trachypithecus auratus (MacKinnon 1982, Asquith 1995, Nijman 1997).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Cutting of forest and wild hunting (MacKinnon 1982).

Protected areas
8.3 ha of this area is a Nature Reserve based on GB No. 1912 (Anon 1997, Anon 1998)

Habitat and land use
Largely damaged montane rainforest (MacKinnon 1982). Although only few information already known from this site, but based on good forest condition it is predicted that the site is important for biodiversity.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Malabar. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.