East Papua Pulau Pombo Nature Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in East Papua Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

East Papua

Pulau Pombo Nature Reserve

General
Pulau Pombo Nature Reserve is a small 100 ha. mangrove island located between the mainland and Pulau Kimaam. The reserve is important as a roosting area for many waterbird species.
Access
You have to hire a boat in Merauke to get to the island.
Accommodation
There are no facilities in the reserve.
Addresses
WWF, Jl.Biak 12, Merauke
PHPA, Jl.Garuda, Mopah Lama (near Wasur).

Birds
* Brolga – Grus rubicunda
* Osprey – Pandion haliaetus
* Whistling Kite – Haliastur sphenurus
* Brahminy Kite – Haliastur indus
* White-bellied Fish-Eagle – Haliaeetus leucogaster
* Black-necked Stork – Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

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