Tanjung Koyan

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, A4i (2001)
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Area: 13,750 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description
This site is located on the east coast of Sumatra between Tanjung Selokan and Lampung province boundary.

Key biodiversity
There is breeding colony of waterbirds in mangrove site which is located around 2 km from the coast line in dense fern of Acrosticum. Air survey on 1-2 September 1988 found:Around 300-400 nestsof 500 Milky Stork Myctera cinerea (including juveniles)30 Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilus javanicus60 Great Egret Egretta alba.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tanjung Koyan. Downloaded from on 25/06/2022.