ID125
Wae Wuul


Country/territory: Indonesia

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

Protection status:

Burung Indonesia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 high very unfavourable low
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Site description
Wae Wuul is a grassland on the beach with several small group of forests (MacKinnon et.al.1982). 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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wae Wuul. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/04/2021.