East Papua Tanjung Wandammen Nature Reserve

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

East Papua

Tanjung Wandammen Nature Reserve

Latitude : 2 46 33 S Logitude : 134 36 60 E
Altitude : 0 to 2075 metres
Area : 79500 ha Wetlands: 1590 ha
Site Description
High mountains with many streams draining into Wandamen Bay and Umar Bay. On both sides of the Peninsula are broad mudflats exposed at low tide, important as wintering stations for palearctic shorebirds. Beach vegetation : 1,590 ha. Moist lower mountain forest : 77,910 ha. The eastern shore is uninhabited, but the western shore contains several settlements. Principal vegetation: Forest and shrub vegetation/beach vegetation. Some Sago swamps to the north of lake Jamur and near the promontory of Wandamen Bay.
Site Location
Tanjung Wandammen is located on kabupaten Paniai, West side of Cenderawasih Bay.

List of Birds (11 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Egretta alba
Egretta garzetta
Egretta intermedia
Egretta sacra
Fregata ariel Numenius madagascariensis Lower Risk
Numenius minutus
Nycticorax caledonicus
Rallicula leucospila Deficient Data
Tringa brevipes
Tringa incana


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