Rawa di Pesisir Kapuas

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A3 (2001)
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Area: 1,500,000 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description (2003 baseline)
Wetland International (1997) describes this area as globally important wetland, with a very good condition of mangrove forest in West Kalimantan and this area also has a good peat swamp. This area is proposed as Ramsar site under the name of Southern Kapuas Swampsland.

Key biodiversity
Almost no information about bird from this area. Holmes (1997) recorded Ciconia stormi in Kubu River. This area probably has the same bird diversity as Gunung Palung.There is no more information except publication from Wetland International (1997). Storm's Stork Ciconis stormi is the only important species recorded in this area.

Non-bird biodiversity: Nasalis larvatus, Helarctos malayanus, Crocodylus porosus and Tomistoma schlegelii (Wetlands International 1997).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rawa di Pesisir Kapuas. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023.