Riau Kerumutan, Wildlife Reserve

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Kerumutan Wildlife Reserve 

Kerumutan, Kerumutan Wildlife Reserve, Suaka Margasatwa

General
Kerumutan Wildlife Reserve is 120,000 ha and lies in the Kuala Kampar district of the province Riau. The reserve consists of extensive, relatively undisturbed peatswamp forest with a small area of dry land forest. The southern tip has been developed into rice sawahs while the eastern part is permanently flooded.
Access
The reserve can be reached by boat from Pekanbaru (18 hours!). There is an airstrip near Rengat, south of the site on Sungai Indragiri. Inquire about your possibilities to fly into the area in Pekanbaru.

Mammals
* Malayan pangolin – Manis javanica
* Large flying fox – Pteropus vampyrus
* Long-tailed macaque – Macaca fascicularis
* Pig-tailed macaque – Macaca nemestrina
* Siamang – Hylobates syndactylus
* Sumatran tiger – Panthera tigris sumatrae
* Malayan sun bear – Helarctos malayanus
* Sumatran elephant – Elephas maximus
* Malayan tapir – Tapirus indicus
* Common short-tailed porcupine – Hystrix brachyura

Birds
* White-winged Duck – Cairina scutulata
* Oriental Pied-Hornbill – Anthracoceros albirostris
* Black Hornbill – Anthracoceros malayanus
* Rhinoceros Hornbill – Buceros rhinoceros
* Wrinkled Hornbill – Aceros corrugatus
* Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot – Loriculus galgulus
* Red-breasted Parakeet – Psittacula alexandri
* Long-tailed Parakeet – Psittacula longicauda
* Brown Hawk-Owl – Ninox scutulata

* Osprey – Pandion haliaetus
* Oriental Honey-buzzard – Pernis ptilorhyncus
* Bat Hawk – Macheiramphus alcinus
* Brahminy Kite – Haliastur indus
* Lesser Fish-Eagle – Ichthyophaga humilis
* Grey-headed Fish-Eagle – Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus * Crested Serpent-Eagle – Spilornis cheela
* Crested Goshawk – Accipiter trivirgatus
* Chinese Goshawk – Accipiter soloensis
* Black Eagle – Ictinaetus malayensis
* Wallace’s Hawk-Eagle – Spizaetus nanus
* Black-thighed Falconet – Microhierax fringillarius
* Oriental Hobby – Falco severus
* Cattle Egret – Bubulcus ibis
* Milky Stork – Mycteria cinerea
* Storm’s Stork – Ciconia stormi
* Lesser Adjutant – Leptoptilos javanicus
* Brown-backed Flowerpecker – Dicaeum everetti

Reptiles CITES in blue, Red List species in red, on both lists: purple

* Bornean Terrapin – Orlitia borneensis
* Water Monitor – Varanus salvator
* Estuarine Crocodile – Crocodylus porosus
* False Ghavial – Tomistoma schlegelii

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