TL12
Monte Mak Fahik - Sarim


Country/territory: Timor-Leste

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2007)
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Area: 2,933 ha

Protection status:


Site description
During a recent rapid survey, Mauro (2003) found that the habitats on Mount Mak Fahik include extensive primary tropical dry forest above c.400 m, and those on Mount Sarim (to 725 m) include tropical dry forests, which have been repeatedly burnt, with patches of forest converted to various crops including corn and tobacco

Key biodiversity
Twenty-seven restricted-range species have been recorded in this IBA, including the Endangered Timor Green-pigeon, and the Critically Endangered Yellow-crested Cockatoo also occurs there (Mauro 2003).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Monte Mak Fahik - Sarim. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2019.