Riau Tanjung Datuk Nature Reserve

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

Tanjung Datuk Nature Reserve


Masjid Jamik Al-Haq Datuk Laksmana Raja Di Laut

Latitude : 0 1 12 N Logitude : 103 46 12 E
Altitude : 0 to 0 metres
Area : 25000 ha Wetlands: 0 ha
Tenure : Government of Indonesia
Site Description
A small island of (predominantly Rhizophora) mangrove forest with a shallow brackish water lake which is linked to the sea at very low tides. The island is surrounded by mudflats with very sandy mudflats at the north and south. Local residents report that the mangrove forest is a breeding area for large waterbirds. Principal vegetation: Mangrove forest with Avicennia as accreting species and Rhizophora dominating in the inland areas.
Site Location
Tanjung Datuk is situated on the eastern coast of Sumatra, 35 km south of the Sungai Guntung village.

List of Birds (4 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Egretta alba
Egretta sacra
Leptoptilos javanicus Vulnerable
Mycteria cinerea Vulnerable App I

List of Reptiles (1 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Crocodylus porosus Vulnerable App II

List of Vegetations (2 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Avicennia sp.
Rhizophora sp.


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