There are 6 villages in this island. Part of the island still covered by forest (85%).
Flores Green Pigeon Treron floris is common in this island on altitude between 100-350 m asl (Butchart et.al.1996, Dwi Lesmana personal communication.).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pulau Besar. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/09/2022.