Aryanto, Andry Setyawan and Setiawan, Agus and Master, Jani (2016) KEBERADAAN BURUNG RANGKONG (Bucerotidae) DI GUNUNG BETUNG TAMAN HUTAN RAYA WAN ABDUL RACHMAN. Jurnal Sylva Lestari, Vol. 4 (No.2). pp. 9-16. ISSN ISSN 2339-0913


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All species of hornbill (Bucerotidae) in Indonesia are protected by Law No. 5 of 1990 about Conservation of Natural Resources and Ecosystems and Government Regulation No. 7 of 1999 about Preservation of Plants and Animals. One of area that was identified as hornbill habitation in Sumatra is Betung Mount Tahura Wan Abdul Rachman (Tahura WAR). The aims of this research are to provide the information of hornbill existence and their habitation in Betung Mount Tahura WAR. This research was conducted in May 2015 used the exploration method and concentrated area. The results showed at Betung Mount there is one species of hornbill that was observed both visually and audio, its rhinoceros hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros). Hornbill often found in steep areas and trees with high (> 17 m) and diameter large (> 30 cm), hornbill did their activity in the Ficus and Litsea sp tree. The trees are used as foraging, roosting, shelter and nesting for hornbills. Threats and interferences of hornbills and their habitation caused of deforestation and land expansion of coffee, cocoa and rubber plantations.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian (FP) > Prodi Kehutanan
Depositing User: Dr. Agus Setiawan
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 02:22
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2017 02:22

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