Riau Pulau Berkeh Nature Reserve

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Pulau Berkeh Nature Reserve


Latitude : 2 9 39 N Logitude : 100 42 50 E
Altitude : 0 to 0 metres
Area : 500 ha Wetlands: 0 ha
Legislation : SK Mentan No. 13/kpts/Um/3/1968, 14-3-1968.
The Pulau Berkeh Nature Reserve consists of an island of 400 ha in the mouth of the river Rokan opposite to Bagansiapiapi in Riau province. Habitats on the island comprise mangrove forest and Casuarina trees. The area has a particular rich bird life.
Pulau Berkeh Nature Reserve can be reached by boat or car from Dumai. To get to Dumai take a ferry from Sekupang harbour on the island Batam (9 hours).

List of Birds (25 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Actitis hypoleucos
Alcedo meninting
Aplonis panayensis
Artamus leucorhynchus
Butorides striatus
Calidris ferruginea
Calidris tenuirostris
Charadrius mongolus
Copsychus saularis
Dendrocopos moluccensis
Dendrocygna javanica
Ducula bicolor
Egretta alba
Gelochelidon nilotica
Lalage nigra
Nectarinia calcostetha 
Numenius phaeopus
Orthotomus ruficeps
Parus major
Pelargopsis capensis
Picus vittatus
Sterna albifrons
Sterna hirundo
Tringa totanus
Xenus cinereus

List of Mammals (2 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Pteropus vampyrus App II
Trachypithecus cristatus Lower Risk App II



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