East Papua Danau Bian Wildlife Reserve

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East Papua

Danau Bian Wildlife Reserve

Bian-Wildlife-Reserve

Latitude : 6 52 30 S Logitude : 140 59 7 E
Altitude : 0 to 50 metres
Area : 69390 ha Wetlands: 50000 ha
Legislation : SK Menhut 119/Kpts-II/1990, 19-03-1990.
Tenure : Government of Indonesia

Site Description
Seasonal swamps and lakes on the upper reaches of Bian River and its tributaries on the Oriomo plateau. The substrate is sedimentary in origin and poor drainage has led to extensive seasonal swamps. There are also some permanent lakes. Freshwater swamp on alluvium : 15000 ha. Wet lowland forest on alluvium : 15000 ha. Freshwater lake : 20000 ha.

List of Birds (24 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Amaurornis olivacea
Anhinga melanogaster Lower Risk
Anseranas semipalmata
Ardea sumatrana Lower Risk
Ardeola striata
Dendrocygna arcuata
Dendrocygna guttata
Egretta alba
Egretta intermedia
Egretta picata
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus App I

Haliaeetus leucogaster App II
Haliastur indus App II
Haliastur sphenurus App II
Irediparra gallinacea
Ixobrychus flavicollis
Nettapus pulchellus
Nycticorax caledonicus
Pelecanus conspicillatus
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Platalea regia
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Vanellus miles

List of Mammals (73 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Antechinus melanurus
Cervus timorensis
Chaerephon jobensis
Dactylopsila palpator
Dactylopsila trivirgata
Dasyurus albopunctatus Vulnerable
Dasyurus spartacus Vulnerable
Distoechurus pennatus
Dobsonia moluccense
Dorcopsis veterum
Echymipera kalubu
Echymipera rufescens
Emballonura beccarii
Emballonura furax Vulnerable
Emballonura nigrescens
Emballonura raffrayana Lower Risk
Hipposideros ater
Hipposideros calcaratus
Hipposideros diadema
Hydromys chrysogaster
Isoodon macrourus
Leptomys elegans
Lorentzimys nouhuysi
Macroglossus minimus
Macropus agilis
Melomys leucogaster
Melomys levipes
Melomys lorentzi
Melomys lutillus
Melomys moncktoni
Melomys platyops
Melomys rufescens
Miniopterus australis
Miniopterus magnater
Miniopterus tristis
Mormopterus beccarii
Murexia longicaudata
Mus musculus

Myoictis melas
Myotis adversus
Nyctimene aello Rare
Nyctimene albiventer
Nyctimene cephalotes
Nyctimene cyclotis Lower Risk
Nyctimene draconilla Vulnerable
Peroryctes raffrayana
Petaurus breviceps
Phalanger orientalis App II
Philetor brachypterus
Pipistrellus tenuis
Planigale novaeguinea Vulnerable
Pogonomelomys bruijni Critically Endengered
Pogonomys macrourus
Pteropus alecto App II
Pteropus conspicillatus App II
Pteropus macrotis Inderteminante App II
Pteropus neohibernicus App II
Pteropus scapulatus App. II
Rattus argentiventer
Rattus leucopus
Rattus rattus
Rattus sordidus
Rhinolophus euryotis
Rousettus amplexicaudatus
Sminthopsis virginiae
Spilocuscus maculatus App II
Strigocuscus gymnotis Deficient Data
Sus scrofa
Syconycteris australis
Tachyglossus aculeatus
Taphozous saccolaimus
Thylogale brunii Vulnerable
Uromys caudimaculatus

List of Reptiles (2 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Crocodylus novaeguineae App II
Crocodylus porosus Vulnerable App II

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