Year of compilation: 2007
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.
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.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Uman Island. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 17/01/2022.