Country/territory: Cook Islands

IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2010)
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Area: 2,690 ha

Te Ipukurea Society
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2018 high favourable low
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Key biodiversity
Rimatara Lorikeet (EN), Rarotonga Flycatcher (EN), Atiu Swiftlet (VU) and Cook Islands Fruit-dove (VU) are all resident on the island. Wintering site for Bristle-highed Curlew (VU).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Atiu. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.