NZM007
East Coast South Island (offshore)


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
Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi EN non-breeding - present A1
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris LC non-breeding - present A1
Hutton's Shearwater Puffinus huttoni EN breeding 2000-2014 300,000-350,000 individuals A1, A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a - - 30,000-35,000 individuals 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)
Te Humenga Dune Conservation Covenant 165 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Stonewall Scenic Reserve 122 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Putangirua Pinnacles Scenic Reserve 116 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pahaoa Scientific Reserve 8 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Coastal Cliffs Stewardship Area 60 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chancet Rock Scientific Reserve 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Aorangi Forest Conservation Park 19,408 protected area is adjacent to site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: East Coast South Island (offshore). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022.