Tanjung Ngunju

Year of compilation: 2003

Site description
This area is located in the south of Sumba Island and the third biggest forest block in Sumba.

Key biodiversity
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Forest burning and forest cutting for agriculture (small scale) (Jepson

Habitat and land use
Secondary forest and only few area covered by primary forest. It has a spectacular landscape because of combination between grassland, savanna and forest area (Jepson

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tanjung Ngunju. Downloaded from on 05/07/2020.