FSM014
Uman Island


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
Other than the Faichuk Group, Uman has the largest tract of native forest (Engbring et al., 1990). The island of Uman is listed as a potential conservation area in the FSM NBSAP.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Conservation targets in the area include (NBSAP, 2002): • Chuuk Flying Fox



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Possibly to include habitat loss, hunting, and invasive species. Development is centered around the coastline.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Uman Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/08/2022.