South Sulawesi Lampoko Mampie Wildlife reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in South Sulawesi Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

 South Sulawesi

Lampoko Mampie Wildlife reserve

General
Lampoko Mampie is a 2,000 ha. Wildife Reserve located at the west coast of South Sulawesi province. The site comprises a swampy lowlying area with disturbed secondary forests, 300 ha. of swamp forest and some isolated clumps of mangrove forest. A large part of the area has been converted to brackish water fish-ponds (tambaks). The reserve is very important as a feeding and roosting site for (migrating) water-birds.
Access
The reserve is part of the Polmas district and you should take a bus from Ujung Pandang to Polmas or Polewali. Once in Polewali ask your way around to the reserve.
Accommodation
* Polewali
o Polwali Indah Hotel
o Guesthouse Melati
o Losmen Merry

Mammals
* Tonkean macaque – Macaca tonkeana
* Spectral tarsier – Tarsius spectrum
* Sulawesi palm civet – Macrogalidia musschenbroekii
* Lowland anoa – Bubalus depressicornis
* Rusa deer – Cervus timorensis
* Celebes warty pig – Sus celebensis

Birds
* Wandering Whistling-Duck – Dendrocygna arcuata
* Indonesian Teal – Anas gibberifrons
* Barred Rail – Gallirallus torquatus
* Buff-banded Rail – Gallirallus philippensis
* Black-tailed Godwit – Limosa limosa
* Whimbrel – Numenius phaeopus
* Common Redshank – Tringa totanus
* Marsh Sandpiper – Tringa stagnatilis
* Wood Sandpiper – Tringa glareola
* Terek Sandpiper – Tringa cinerea
* Common Sandpiper – Tringa hypoleucos
* Grey-tailed Tattler – Tringa brevipes
* Red Knot – Calidris canutus
* Sanderling – Calidris alba
* Rufous-necked Stint – Calidris ruficollis
* Long-toed Stint – Calidris subminuta
* Curlew Sandpiper – Calidris ferruginea
* Ruff – Philomachus pugnax
* White-headed Stilt – Himantopus leucocephalus

* Pacific Golden-Plover – Pluvialis fulva
* Whiskered Tern – Chlidonias hybridus
* White-winged Tern – Chlidonias leucopterus
* Osprey – Pandion haliaetus
* White-bellied Fish-Eagle – Haliaeetus leucogaster
* Little Grebe – Tachybaptus ruficollis
* Little Pied Cormorant – Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
* Cinnamon Bittern – Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
* Little Egret – Egretta garzetta
* Pacific Reef-Egret – Egretta sacra
* Purple Heron – Ardea purpurea
* Great Egret – Ardea alba
* Intermediate Egret – Ardea intermedia
* Javan Pond-Heron – Ardeola speciosa
* Striated Heron – Butorides striatus
* Glossy Ibis – Plegadis falcinellus
* Australian Pelican – Pelecanus conspicillatus
* Milky Stork – Mycteria cinerea
* Woolly-necked Stork – Ciconia episcopus
* Great Frigatebird – Fregata minor
* Lesser Frigatebird – Fregata ariel
* Java Sparrow – Lonchura oryzivora

Reptiles
* Green Turtle – Chelonia mydas
* Emoia cyanura
* Common Sun Skink – Mabyua multifasciata
* Water Monitor – Varanus salvator
* Reticulated Python – Python reticulatus

 

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