ID108
Meru Betiri


Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1999)
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Area: 58,000 ha

Protection status:

Burung Indonesia

Site description
Located on the southern coast of Java around 60 km south-west of Banyuwangi.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Bos javanicus, Cuon alpinus, Panthera pardus, Panthera tigris sondaica (probably has extinct), Sus verrucosus, Trachypithecus auratus, Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas, Dermochelys coriacea, Eretmochelys imbricata, Lepidochelys olivacea (Seidensticker & Suyono 1980, MacKinnon et.al.1982, Hedges &Tyson 1996, Whitten et.al.1996, Nijman 1997). And the important flora in Meru Betiri include Balanophora fungosa, Rafflesia zollingeriana and Tetrastigma spp. (only in Meru Betiri hills) (Seidesticker & Suyono 1980).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Meru Betiri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2021.