Leuweung Sancang

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (1999)
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Area: 2,157 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description
Located around 55 km south of Garut, it is a lowland area with sand dunes, mangroves and primary forest on limestone (MacKinnon et al.1982). It has reef formation and covered by seaweed.

Key biodiversity
Non-bird biodiversity: The important faunas in the reserve is Bos javanicus, Panthera pardus, Hylobates moloch, Trachypithecus auratus, Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas and Eretmochelys imbricata (MacKinnon, Silvius et al.1987, Silvius 1989, Karno 1990, Hedges and Tyson 1996).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Leuweung Sancang. Downloaded from on 29/06/2022.