This area is the biggest freshwater wetland in Nusa Tenggara (Monk et.al. 1997)
This area is the richest wetland in Nusa Tenggara, around 79% of 53 waterbird species in Sumbawa, live in this area, or around 46% from all waterbirds in Nusa Tenggara (Trainor et.al.2000)
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Taliwang. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2022.