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South Sulawesi Polewali Mapili Nature Reserve

 South Sulawesi

Polewali Mapili Nature Reserve


On the mountainous road from Polewali to Mamasa, Sulawesi.

Latitude : 3 24 35 S Logitude : 119 22 3 E
Altitude : 0 to 0 metres
Area : 10 ha Wetlands: 10 ha
Site Description
Vast lowland area including large mangrove swamps and coarse-grass marshes probably depend on rainfall and seasonal flooding. The water is shallow or muddy throughout the year, except for deeper water in some fish-ponds. Principal vegetation: Mangroves, coarse marsh grasses.
Site Location
Polewli-Mapili is located on coastal area SSE of Mapilli, South Sulawesi.
List of Birds (32 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Actitis hypoleucos
Anas gracilis
Anas querquedula
Anhinga melanogaster Lower Risk
Ardea purpurea
Ardeola speciosa
Bubulcus ibis
Butorides striatus
Calidris subminuta
Casmerodius albus
Chlidonias hybridus
Ciconia episcopus
Dendrocygna arcuata
Egretta garzetta
Egretta intermedia
Egretta picata 
Fregata minor
Gallinago megala
Irediparra gallinacea
Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Ixobrychus sinensis
Mycteria cinerea Vulnerable App I
Numenius phaeopus
Nycticorax caledonicus
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
Philomachus pugnax
Plegadis falcinellus
Pluvialis fulva
Tringa glareola
Tringa nebularia
Tringa stagnatilis
Tringa totanus

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