Pata Island

Site description (2007 baseline):

Site location and context
The Polle Island IBA includes areas of freshwater swamp and mangrove, which are listed as potential conservation areas in the FSM NBSAP (2002).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Conservation targets in the area include (NBSAP, 2002): • Coastal Freshwater Marsh • Mangrove Forests • Chuuk Flying Fox • Estuaries • Low-elevation Broadleaf Forest

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Possibly to include habitat loss, hunting, and invasive species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pata Island. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/pata-island-iba-micronesia-federated-states-of on 21/02/2024.