Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2002)
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Area: 6,569 ha

Burung Indonesia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2012 near favourable medium high
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Site description (2003 baseline)
This area consists of slopes and flat ridges which are formed by volcanic activity. There is a crater lake in the active mountain of Wae Sano.

Key biodiversity
There are two endemic birds of Flores in this area. Flores Monarch Monarcha sacerdotum and Flores Crow Corvus florensis (Trainor & Lesmana 2000). In 1970s, Yellow-crested Cockatoo was reported abundant, but there is no new record and it is predicted extinct from this area (Schmutz 1977).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sesok. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.