The site was identified as important in 2012 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.
Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2012).
|IBA conservation assessment
|Year of assessment (most recent)
|Was the whole site assessed?
||State assessed by
||Accuracy of information
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|Protected area (PA)
||PA area (ha)
||Relationship of PA with IBA
||Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Cook Islands Marine Park
||protected area is adjacent to site
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Miti'aro Island. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/mitiaro-island-iba-cook-islands on 22/09/2023.