VA005
Ambae


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2010

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Vanuatu Scrubfowl Megapodius layardi VU resident 2004-2005 rare A2
Tanna Fruit-dove Ptilinopus tannensis LC resident 2004-2005 common A2
Red-bellied Fruit-dove Ptilinopus greyi LC resident 2004-2005 common A2
Palm Lorikeet Charmosyna palmarum VU resident 2004-2005 common A1, A2
Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis LC resident 2004-2005 abundant A2
Vanuatu Honeyeater Gliciphila notabilis LC resident 2004-2005 abundant A2
Fan-tailed Gerygone Gerygone flavolateralis LC resident 2004-2005 common A2
Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa LC resident 2004-2005 uncommon A2
Long-tailed Triller Lalage leucopyga LC resident 2004-2005 common A2
Vanuatu Streaked Fantail Rhipidura spilodera LC resident 2004-2005 common A2
Melanesian Flycatcher Myiagra caledonica LC resident 2004-2005 uncommon A2
Buff-bellied Monarch Neolalage banksiana LC resident 2004-2005 common A2
Southern Shrikebill Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides LC resident 2004-2005 uncommon A2
Vanuatu White-eye Zosterops flavifrons LC resident 2004-2005 common A2
Rusty-winged Starling Aplonis zelandica NT resident - frequent A1, A2

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)
Diviara Conservation Area 0 protected area contained by site 0

Land ownership
The conservation area is owned by Paul Vuhu.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ambae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2022.