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This tiny atoll lies c.300 km north-east of the main Solomon Islands, to which it belongs politically (see map, p. 596). It holds a population of Atoll Starling Aplonis feadensis, a restricted-range species of forest, forest edge and coconut groves which also occurs on tiny islands in the Bismarck archipelago (EBA 195) to the west (Coates 1990).
Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
Threat and conservation
BirdLife International (2019) Endemic Bird Areas factsheet: Ontong Java atoll. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 14/10/2019.