Gunung Tampomas

Site description (1999 baseline):

Site location and context
Located around 9 km north-east of Sumedang.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Other important fauna is Trachypithecus auratus (Nijman 1997).

Habitat and land use
The habitat type in this site is mountain 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.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Hunting and illegal timber cutting (MacKinnon 1982).

Protected areas
1250 ha of this area declared as Recreation Park based on SK Menteri Pertanian No. 423/Kpts/Um/7/1979 on 5 July 1979 (Anon 1997, Anon 1998).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gunung Tampomas. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.