IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2002)
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Area: 33,549 ha
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Site description (baseline)
Topography in this area dominated by steep slopes, 60% area located on altitude between 0-499 m, 35% on altitude 500-1000 m and 5% above of 1000 m. Wai Ndae River, flow pass through this area and emptied into Sawu Sea (Butchart et.al.1996, Gatur et.al.2000, Trainor & Lesmana 2000).
Butchart et.al.(1996) found Wallace's Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus on altitude between 450-980 m, in groups up to 20 birds. This area is one of the area in Flores where Wallace's Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus, Flores Monarch Monarcha sacerdotum, and Flores Crow Corvus florensisfound (Trainor & Lesmana 2000). On a whole this area is the richest area for restricted-range birds in Flores.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mbeliling - Tanjung Kerita Mese. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15932 on 05/06/2023.