Te Hauturu-o-Toi Little Barrier Island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
North Island Brown Kiwi Apteryx mantelli VU resident - present A1
Brown Teal Anas chlorotis NT resident - present A1
New Zealand Storm-petrel Fregetta maoriana CR breeding 2014 1,000-4,999 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii VU breeding 1922-2013 91,714-499,999 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni VU breeding 1922-2013 162-499 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Kakapo Strigops habroptila CR resident - present A1
New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis VU resident - present A1
North Island Kokako Callaeas wilsoni LC resident - present A1
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 2004 50,000-99,999 breeding pairs A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Te Maraeroa Conservation Covenant 1 protected area contained by site 0
Te Hauturu-o-Toi / Little Barrier Island (Gift Area) Nature Reserve 3,043 is identical to site 3,043


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Forest -
Shrubland -
Marine Intertidal -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Te Hauturu-o-Toi Little Barrier Island. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.