IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2002)
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Area: 6,569 ha
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Site description (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.
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).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sesok. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15933 on 29/05/2023.