IBA criteria met: A1, A3 (2001)
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Area: 448,589 ha
Site description (baseline)
Ministry of Forestry principally has agreed to declared this area as a National Park in August 1998, and the logging concession has agreed (and returned the license) to achieve this (see Momberg et.al. 1998b). Together with Kayan Mentarang National Park, Sebuku Sembakung National Park will cover watershed area and all habitat from sea level to the mountains, with total area of 1.8 million ha.
There is no information about bird in Sebuku Sembakung. Probably White-fronted Falconet Microhierax latifrons lives on this area. Some important species predicted live in this site such as Bornean Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron schleiermacheri, Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi, Wallace's Hawk-eagle Spizaetus nanus, Sunda Wrinkled Hornbill Aceros corrugatus.
Non-bird biodiversity: Other biodiversity include Nasalis larvatus, Hylobathes muelleri, Pongo pygmeus, Elephas maximus, Bos javanicus and Crocodylus porosus.Sebuku Sembakung area has the biggest population of Nasalis larvatus (Momberg et.al.1998b).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sebuku Sembakung. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15917 on 02/06/2023.