Country/territory: French Polynesia
IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii (2012)
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Area: 266,177 ha
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The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 1 km around Rapa to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of Red-tailed Tropicbird based upon a 1990 population estimate of 250 - 999 breeding pairs from Thibault, JC. and Varney, A. (1991) Breeding seabirds of Rapa (Polynesia): numbers and changes during the 20th century. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists Club, 111(2): 70-77.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rapa Marine. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/31033 on 28/05/2023.