Takitumu Conservation Area, Rarotonga


Year of compilation: 2012

Site description
Conservation area in the SE of Rarotonga Island

Key biodiversity
Rarotonga Flycatcher (EN), Rarotonga Starling (VU) and Cook Islands Fruit-dove (VU) are resident. Collared Petrel (VU) have also been observed.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Rats, cats and other invasive species

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Nature Conserved Area managed by a committee of landowner representatives

Protected areas
Nature Conserved Area

Habitat and land use
Native vegetation. Primary growth tropical forest. There is no development in this area except for a shelter


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Takitumu Conservation Area, Rarotonga. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/10/2022.