ID130
Ruteng


Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2002)
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Area: 40,744 ha

Protection status:

Burung Indonesia

Site description
Landscape of Ruteng dominated by steep ravines, most of the mountain sides are still covered by good forest (Gibbs 1990). Generally it is covered by mountain forest and moss forest at the higher altiteude (Jepson & Bowe 1997).Ranamese Lake include into this area, located at altitude 1200 m, and the interested recreation object (Pilgrim et.al.2000). Gunung Ranaka (2140 m) with the peak of Poco Ranaka is the second highest peak in Ruteng mountains. Mountain Forest in lower slopes of Poco Ranaka already changed to be grassland and shrubs. There is some of Casuarina sp at altitude between 1600-1800 m, and above of 2000 m covered by forest with short trees (Butchart et.al.1996).

Key biodiversity
This area is one of two area where the Flores Scopsowl recorded and it is believed that the species is still there (Trainor & Lesmana 2000).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ruteng. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/04/2021.