|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
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This site covers Vaisigano watershed, Leafe Watershed, and Fulusou Watershed, Lake Lanutoo National Park and Mt Vaea Reserve within the central highlands of Upolu.
Good numbers of Tooth-billed Pigeon and Mao have been recorded in some of the survey sites within the IBA, despite its proximity to Apia. Good densities of Samoan Flycatcher, Samoan Triller, Many-coloured Fruit-dove and Polynesian Starling have also beenrecorded on site, while the densities of Red-headed Parrotfinch were higher at this site than any of the other surveyed areas.
Non-bird biodiversity: The land snail Thaumatodon hystricelloides has been recorded on the site, while there is a roost of over 800 bats, Pteropus spp.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Apia Catchments. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/02/2023.