Île Hunter Marin


Country/territory: New Caledonia (to France)

IBA Criteria met: A4ii (2012)
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Area: 643 ha

Société Calédonienne d'Ornithologie
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 low favourable negligible
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Site summary
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 1 km around Île Hunter to encompass high use and transit areas of IBA threshold numbers of Red-tailed Tropicbird based upon a 2007 population estimate of 100 - 200 breeding pairs from Spaggiari, J., Chartendrault, V. and Barre, N. (2007) Zones importantes pour la conservation des oiseaux de Nouvelle-Caledonie. Societe caledonienne d'ornitholoie - SCO et BirdLife International. Noumea, Nouvelle-Caledonie. 216pp.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Île Hunter Marin. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/05/2022.