Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Common White Tern Gygis alba||LC||breeding||1966||3,000 individuals||A4i|
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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa||National Marine Sanctuary||3,537,370||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Coastal lagoons||-|
|Forest||Beach and atoll forest||-|
|Coastline||Coral reefs & lagoons, Sand dunes & beaches||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Swain's Atoll. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.