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Île d'Ouvéa


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-bellied Fruit-dove Ptilinopus greyi LC resident 1993-2004 present A2
Ouvea Parakeet Eunymphicus uvaeensis VU resident 1993-2004 present A1, A2
Grey-eared Honeyeater Lichmera incana LC resident 1993-2004 present A2
Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis LC resident 1993-2004 present A2
Gerygone flavolateralis NR resident 1993-2004 present A2
Long-tailed Triller Lalage leucopyga LC resident 1993-2004 present A2
Rhipidura verreauxi NR resident 1993-2004 present A2
Melanesian Flycatcher Myiagra caledonica LC resident 1993-2004 present A2
Striated Starling Aplonis striata LC resident 1993-2004 present A2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Atoll d'Ouvea et Beautemps-Beaupre Marine Protected Area 97,700 protected area contains site 13,169


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Île d'Ouvéa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2019.