Year of compilation: 2003

Site description
Key biodiversity
15 birds of Flores Green Pigeon Treron floris recorded in Lamalera. According to local people, the highest number was 20 birds. Probably the habitat of this bird is good enough especially along the south coast of Lembata Island. Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea was here, but probably already extinct (Trainor in prep B).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Land clearing and hunting activity

Habitat and land use
Bushes at the edge of the beach, savanna and tropical dry forest (Trainor in prep B).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lamalera. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.