A swamp forest between Kastingan River and Kahayan River probably is the best remaining swamp area in the province. This area located outside degraded area caused by the million hectares swamp programme, where the infrastructure for drainages are used for logging activity. Because the location is near Palangkaraya and can be reached through Sebangau River, it is probably increase threat intensity of leggal logging between 1998-1999.
The vulnerable Large Green-pigeon Treron capellei occured in this site. Probably other species such as Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi and Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilus javanicus also present in this site.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hutan Kahayan. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/02/2020.