Mokohinau Islands

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Grey-faced Petrel Pterodroma gouldi LC breeding 1979-2013 10,000-49,999 breeding pairs A4ii
Common Diving-petrel Pelecanoides urinatrix LC breeding 1934-2013 100,000-499,999 breeding pairs A4ii
New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis VU non-breeding - present A1
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a - - 100,000-499,999 breeding pairs A4iii

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)
Mokohinau Islands Nature Reserve 113 protected area overlaps with site 113
Burgess Island Scenic Reserve 11 protected area overlaps with site 48


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Marine Intertidal -
Shrubland -
Forest -
Introduced vegetation -
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mokohinau Islands. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.