Awarua Point

Year of compilation: 2014

Site description
Key biodiversity
IBA Trigger species: Fiordland Crested Penguin

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Human disturbance – No

Predation by alien species – Yes - Stoats, rodents, possums, possibly weka, possibly weasels

Habitat loss or degradation – No
Contamination – No
Natural disaster – No
Other – No

Protected areas
Arawhata - Conservation Area - Protected area overlaps site.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Awarua Point. Downloaded from on 14/08/2022.