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Wiya Swiftlet Cave


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
The swiftlet cave holds the largest breeding population of the Island Swiftlet on Kosrae. It is also featured in local legends.

Key biodiversity
The swiftlet cave holds the largest breeding population of the Island Swiftlet on Kosrae.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
A quarry has been sited next to the cave. The cave is near the main road and developed areas, so further encroachment could pose a future threat.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wiya Swiftlet Cave. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2022.