Taliabu Utara

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2004)
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Area: 156,112 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description
There are around 8 villages around the area. Most of the people work as farmer and fisherman. Main comodity for plantation are cacao and coconut for copra.

Key biodiversity
The endemic Masked Owl Tyto nigrobrunnea probably lives in this area. Survey by Davidson (1991) has not found this bird. The last record was in Tubang east of Taliabu Island (Stones 1997)

Non-bird biodiversity: Babyrousa babyrousa frosti in Sula Islands except on Lifamatola Island (Flanery 1995). The other important fauna is Cervus timorensis moluccensis (Monk, Hitipeuw & Tuhumury 1999 Obs.pri.).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Taliabu Utara. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.