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Aitutaki is one of the northernmost of the Southern Cook Islands and is classified as an 'almost-atoll', being composed of a volcanic cone and a ring of small coral islands encircling a lagoon. The entire main island is under cultivation or secondary growth, while the vegetation of the coralline islets is largely native forest.
Blue Lorikeet (VU) is resident on the island. Wintering site for Bristle-thighed Curlew (VU).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Aitutaki. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2021.