National Park of American Samoa - Tutuila

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Many-coloured Fruit-dove Ptilinopus perousii LC resident 1986 min 15 individuals A2
Samoan Fruit-dove Ptilinopus fasciatus LC resident 1986 min 1,300 individuals A2
Polynesian Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus LC resident 1986 min 16,750 individuals A2
Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis LC resident 1986 min 1,800 individuals A2
Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis LC resident 1986 min 2,247 individuals A2
Samoan Starling Aplonis atrifusca LC resident 1986 min 7,508 individuals A2

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vatia Village Marine Protected Area 63 protected area overlaps with site 0
Not Reported National Park 4,341 protected area overlaps with site 0
American Samoa National Park 4,260 protected area contains site 1,000

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: National Park of American Samoa - Tutuila. Downloaded from on 23/11/2020.