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
Polynesian Ground-dove Alopecoenas erythropterus CR unknown 2007 4 individuals A1, A2
Tuamotu Sandpiper Prosobonia parvirostris EN unknown 1999 2 individuals A1, 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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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vahanga. Downloaded from on 23/09/2020.