IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata EN resident 2000 present A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2000 present A1
Milky Stork Mycteria cinerea EN resident 2000 present A1
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi EN resident 2000 present A1, A3
Wallace's Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nanus VU resident 2000 present A1, A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Kerumutan Suaka Margasatwa 120,000 protected area overlaps with site 120,000


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Forest Peat swamp forest (tropical) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
other -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kerumutan. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.