Enderbury Island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda LC breeding 2006 500 breeding pairs A4ii
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel LC breeding 2006 4,000 breeding pairs A4ii
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra LC breeding 2006 500 breeding pairs A4ii

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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Phoenix Islands Protected Area World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 40,825,000 protected area contains site 0
Phoenix Islands Protected Area Protected Area 39,744,700 protected area contains site 611

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Enderbury Island. Downloaded from on 15/08/2022.