Wae Wuul

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2002)
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Area: 4,552 ha

Burung Indonesia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2012 very unfavourable high low
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Site description (2003 baseline)
Wae Wuul is a grassland on the beach with several small group of forests (MacKinnon Topography of Wae Wuul is hilly with steep slopes (around Gunung Manis), with the highest elevation 300 m asl.

Key biodiversity
The endangered Flores Crow Corvus florensis lives in this area. Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea found in this area un to 1989 (Mochtar 1989, Trainor & Lesmana 2000). Probably, the Yellow-crested Cockatoo came from Rinca Island.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Wae Wuul. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.