Vallée d'Opunohu

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Grey-green Fruit-dove Ptilinopus purpuratus LC resident - common A2
Polynesian Swiftlet Aerodramus leucophaeus LC resident - present A1, A2
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata NT breeding 2007 50-249 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Moorea Kingfisher Todiramphus youngi NT resident - 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2006 not assessed not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Lower montane rain forest (tropical), Lowland evergreen rain forest (tropical) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée d'Opunohu. Downloaded from on 15/01/2021.