Banyuwangi Selatan Game Reserve

Banyuwangi Selatan Game Reserve


Latitude :8 39 40 S Logitude : 114 18 3 E
Altitude :0 to 360 metres
Area : 62000 ha Wetlands: 0 ha
Status :
Legislation : SK GB No. 6 Stbl. 456, September 1, 1939.
Tenure : Managed by PHPA
Site Description
Topographically the area can be divided into the undulating to hilly to montane eastern part and the (smaller) flat and swampy western part. The reserve includes the entire limestone Blambangan peninsula, the whole Granjangan Bay/coastal area and about 20,000 ha of open lowlands were once very important for the populations of large mammals, but has now been cleared and converted to commercial timber plantations. The wetlands include mangrove swamps and turtle nesting beaches, and the lagoons are important for waterbirds. Principal vegetation: Freshwater swamps: Gluta renghas, Alstonia angustifolia. Mangrove swamps: Nypa fruticans, Rhizophora sp., Avicennia marina, Sonneratia ovata and Bruguiera sp.

List of Birds (11 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Actitis hypoleucos
Ardea purpurea
Ardeola speciosa
Bubulcus ibis
Ducula bicolor
Egretta alba
Fregata ariel
Halcyon chloris
Numenius phaeopus
Nycticorax nycticorax
Sterna sumatrana


List of Mammals (7 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Bos javanicus Endengered
Cervus timorensis
Cuon alpinus Vulnerable App II
Muntiacus muntjak
Panthera pardus Endengered App I
Sus scrofa
Tragulus javanicus

List of Fish (2 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Acanthurus leucosternon
Scarus ghobban

List of Reptiles (4 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Chelonia mydas Endengered App I
Dermochelys coriacea Critically Endengered App I
Python sp.
Varanus salvator App II


List of Vegetations (7 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Alstonia angustifolia
Avicennia marina
Bruguiera sp.
Gluta renghas
Nypa fruticans
Rhizophora sp.
Sonneratia ovata



Tags: , , ,


If you enjoyed this article, subscribe now to receive more just like it.

Subscribe via RSS Feed

Leave a Reply