The day is coming for Black winged starling

Release Black-winged starling Friday 20th December, we released 25 of the Black-winged starlings in Rawadanau. In the rainy day at 9.57 AM the first bird came out from the habituation cage. They were habituated for about 7 weeks in the release area of Rawadanau Nature Reserve, Serang-Banten province. Thanks a lot for all team especially […]

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Cikananga and BKSDA Bogor evacuated animals from the Bogor Villa

November 2013 Friday 24th November 2013, BKSDA (Forestry officer) with Cikananga Rescue Team evacuated animals from the rich man in Bogor, West Java. Here is the list of animals we evacuated: 1 Sunbear (Helarctoes malayanus); 3 Dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii); 1 Lesser Mouse Deer (Tragulus javanicus); 1 Javan peacock (Pavo muticus); 4 Crested-serpent eagle (Spilornis […]

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WPSG workshop in Cikananga

November 2013 The IUCN/SSC Wild Pig Specialist Group is convening an urgently needed Asian wild pig conservation workshop on the Indonesian island of Java. Several south and south-east Asian pig taxa are highly threatened with extinction, and we need a considerable improvement in how we address these conservation challenges. Our workshop is one of the […]

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We received the massive animals

The forestry police of Serang-Banten confiscated 80 Sumatran slow lorises, 44 owls, 120 squirrels, 330 white eyed birds, 20 bubul birds, 2 eagles and 1 cockatoo yesterday. These animals were confiscated from an animal trader who is ending up in prison! Which is of course a good thing. A few animals already died before they […]

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Monitoring report for Cikananga Wildlife Rescue Centre

By Anaïs TRITTO The Black-winged starling (Sturnus melanopterus) is a passerine endemic from Java and Bali, which is currently listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN Red List. The main threats that face this species are the intensive catching for the illegal bird trade and the intensive use of pesticides in land where the birdsare […]

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Telsi, the Javan Hawk Eagle evacuated and residing Cikananga now

September 2013 On the 24th September Cikananga Rescue Team evacuated the one of endangered raptor (bird of prey) the Javan hawk eagle (Nisaetus bartelsi) from Nature Resource Office (BKSDA) in Soreang, Bandung. This young endemic java raptor seems in good condition with the dense feather and not found any injured in the whole of its […]

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The first successed birth of Rufous-fronted Laughingthrush

On 28th September 2012 one new species of the bird arrived in Cikananga, the Garrulax rufifrons rufifrons. Until the 3rd November in the same year, we got three birds more. It means we have 2 males and 3 females. Then we prepared two couples for breeding. One couple of these got six clutches until May […]

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First Step (Black winged starling release program) in Rawadanau

Cikananga Conservation Breeding Program made the first step today for building the habituation cage for Black winged starling which released around middle of september this year in Rawadanau Nature Reserve, Serang, Banten province. The size of the cage is 12 m length, 5 m wide and 3 m high. And The birds will be moved […]

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Mondol, is our new rescued Otter

Mondol an Asian short clawed otter was handed over to us by her owner. For the owner it was very difficult to say goodbye from Mondol, they were very close with her and really loved her. Happily they realized that keeping her alone and as a pet wasn’t a good life for Monodol, therefore they […]

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Rescuing Leopard from Ciamis

Tonight another adult Javan Leopard (Panthera pardus melas) was rescued by the KSDA Region 3 Ciamis in West Java, and evacuated by the Cikananga Rescue Team. As we speak, it is comfortably in the back of the black Kijang pick-up truck, on its way from Ciamis to the Cikananga Wildlife Rescue Center near Sukabumi; a […]

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