Gunung Tambora

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2004)
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Area: 106,257 ha

Protection status:

Burung Indonesia

Site description
This area is devided into South Tambora and North Tambora. Gunung Tambora erupted in 1815 and regarded as the biggest eruption in the history (Jepson & Monk 1995).

Key biodiversity
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea has become very difficult to find in this area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Tambora. Downloaded from on 27/01/2020.