This area including in Brantas Delta. Brantas Delta is a densely populated settlement area (884 people/km2, Anon 1989b). Most of pantai timur Surabaya area categorized as critical area to erotion and proposed to become production forest, protection forest, agroforestry area and plantation.
This site is a feeding area for migratory birds. The species of birds in this area include Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus,Mongolian Plover Charadrius mongolus, Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus and Great Egret Egreta alba (Arisandi & Rismanda 1997). The existence of migratory waterbirds indicate that Pantai Timur Surabaya is still good area for waterbirds population.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pantai Timur Surabaya. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/06/2021.