Hutan Raya Bukit Barisan

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2001)
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Area: 51,600 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description (2003 baseline)
Located around 50 km north of Medan, this site includes Gunung Sibayak in the north and Tanjung Barus.

Key biodiversity
Last ornithological survey confirmed the existence of rare bird such as Short-tailed Frogmouth Batrachostomus poliolophus, Salvadori's Nightjar Caprimulgus pulchellus, Sumatran Cochoa Cochoa beccarii. Schneider's Pitta Pitta schneideri and Black-crowned Pitta Pitta venusta in this area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Hutan Raya Bukit Barisan. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.