Pulau Gunung Api

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4ii, A4iii (2004)
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Area: 74 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description
Gunung Api Island is an active volcano which is separated from other islands in Kepulauan Barat Daya. There is no settlement in this area. This island uses as shelter by fisherman.

Key biodiversity
Although the number of bird is not aviable, but this area is one of the important area for Indonesian seabird breeding site. The bird species that live in this area are Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus, Brown Booby Sula leucogaster, Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaeton rubricauda, Brown Noddy Anous stolidus, Great Frigatebird Fregata minor, Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata, Red-footed Booby Sula sula, Masked Booby Sula dactylatra (de Korte 1991).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pulau Gunung Api. Downloaded from on 06/12/2021.