North Maluku Morotai Waya Bula Game Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Maluku National Parks with 0 Comments

North Moluccas

Morotai Waya Bula Game Reserve

Latitude : 2 26 16 N Logitude : 128 28 15 E
Altitude : 0 to 0 metres
Area : 0 ha Wetlands: 0 ha
Tenure : Government of Indonesia
Site Description
The main topographical features of Morotai island are the mountain ridge, and the flat southern tip and flat south-west part. There are many fast flat flowing rivers. Along the coast there are scattered mangrove patches situated behind the beach formations. The Wayabula proposed Game Reserve (45,000 ha) is situated on the island, including some of its swamp forests. Principal vegetation: Bruguiera spp., Rhizophora conjugata, Sonneratia acida, Carallia brachiata, Terminalia catappa, Vatica papuana. This site is considered important form waterbirds (Zieren et al, 1994)

List of Birds (11 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Ardea sumatrana Lower Risk
Calidris ruficollis
Charadrius veredus
Egretta intermedia
Fregata minor
Ixobrychus sinensis
Limosa limosa
Numenius arquata
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
Pluvialis squatarola
Sula sula

List of Mammals (7 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Cervus timorensis
Mus musculus
Phalanger orientalis App II
Pteropus caniceps App II
Rattus rattus
Suncus murinus
Sus scrofa

List of Amphibians (2 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Hylophorbus montanus
Rana modesta

List of Reptiles (5 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Calamaria vermiformis
Chelonia mydas Endengered App I
Dendrophis pictus
Dermochelys coriacea Critically Endengered App I
Varanus salvator App II

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