Gunung Palung

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2001)
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Area: 180,000 ha

Burung Indonesia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2010 near favourable low high
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Site description (2003 baseline)
Located close to the coastal area of Kalimantan Barat province.

Key biodiversity
Although Brown-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum everetti is the common bird in this site, but this is the only record for Kalimantan. The other species are Polyplectron schleiermacheri (only call recorded), Malaysian Honeyguide Indicator archipelagicus and Napothera atrigularis, reported from the south-eastern past of the National Park in 1980s (Holmes & Burton 1987).

Non-bird biodiversity: Nasalis larvatus, Presbytis rubicunda, Rheithrosciurus macrotis, Pongo pygmeus, Hylobates agilis, Helarctos malayanus, Neofelis nebulosa, Scleropages formosus and Tomistoma schlegelii (Scot 1989, MacKinnon 1996)

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gunung Palung. Downloaded from on 23/02/2024.