Country/territory: Timor-Leste

IBA Criteria met: A2 (2007)
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Area: 5,281 ha

Site description
This site comprises intact tropical dry forest on alluvium fringing a small lake (c.8 ha) and extends along an intact gradient for several kilometers to low hills at an elevation of c.500 m. Habitat above the beach comprises dense stands of Corypha palm woodland on alluvium.

Key biodiversity
Thirteen restricted-range species have been recorded in this IBA (Trainor et al. 2004).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maubara. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.