South Weno Ridge

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
The Weno Ridge Forest is listed as a potential conservation area in the FSM NBSAP (2002). The ridge contains native forest but is surrounded by highly populated areas. The ridge also feeds water sources.

Key biodiversity

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

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Weno is the most highly populated island in Chuuk and home to the administrative center. The South Weno Ridge IBA is surrounded by development.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: South Weno Ridge. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/02/2023.