BIRD DIVERSITY OF RESORT RANU DARUNGAN, BROMO TENGGER SEMERU NATIONAL PARK, INDONESIABoni Herdiawan, Reni Ambarwati and Toni Artaka
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Parks is one of four national parks located in East Java Indonesia, which has unique ecosystem. Resort Ranu Darungan, which is part of this are, has potential bird diversity. This research is aimed to identify species of birds, analyze diversity and abundance of birds in Resort Ranu Darungan Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. This research used bird watching approach. The sampling of birds used Index Ponctualle deâAbondance (IPA) method. The identification of birds was conducted based on morphological character, meanwhile diversity and abundance analyzed using diversity and abundance index. The research result showed that there were 67 species of birds in Resort Ranu Darungan,the diversity index was 3.23. Five species have the highest abundance. As conservation area, Resort Ranu Darungan can support birds conservation because many species of birds were found in different habitat.