Pantai Timur Surabaya

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A4iii (1999)
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Area: 5,600 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description
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 erosion and proposed to become production forest, protection forest, agroforestry area and plantation.

Key biodiversity
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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pantai Timur Surabaya. Downloaded from on 01/12/2022.