Riau Pulau Burung Nature Reserve

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

Pulau Burung Nature Reserve

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General
The Pulau Burung Nature Reserve comprises an area of 200 ha. and has been established for the protection of sea turtles and sea birds. Pulau Burung lies near the coast of mainland Riau, 10 km north of the Sungai Gungtung village. The reserve consists of mangrove forest and also includes a brackish water lake.
Flora
* Avicennia spp.
* Bruguiera cylindrica
* B. gymnorhiza
* B. parviflora
* Rhizophora apiculata
* R. mucronata

Birds
* Black Baza – Aviceda leuphotes
* Milky Stork – Mycteria cinerea

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