Malaita Highlands

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
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis LC resident - present A2
Chestnut-bellied Imperial-pigeon Ducula brenchleyi VU resident - present A1, A2
Pale Mountain-pigeon Gymnophaps solomonensis LC resident - present A2
Meek's Lorikeet Charmosyna meeki NT resident - present A1, A2
Duchess Lorikeet Charmosyna margarethae NT resident - present A1, A2
Malaita Myzomela Myzomela malaitae NT resident - abundant A1, A2
Malaita Fantail Rhipidura malaitae VU resident - uncommon A1, A2
Malaita White-eye Zosterops stresemanni LC resident - abundant 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.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Malaita Highlands. Downloaded from on 07/08/2020.