Gunung Tambora

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2002)
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Area: 106,257 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description (2003 baseline)
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 (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gunung Tambora. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.