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Ontong Java atoll

Country/Territory Solomon Islands
Area 0 km2
Altitude 0 - 0m
Priority -
Habitat loss -
Knowledge -

General characteristics

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).

Restricted-range species


Species IUCN Category
Atoll Starling (Aplonis feadensis) NT

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
IBA Code Site Name Country

Threat and conservation


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Endemic Bird Areas factsheet: Ontong Java atoll. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2019.