Bougainville Marine

Country/territory: Papua New Guinea

IBA criteria met: -
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Area: 39,307 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2012 high favourable negligible
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Site summary
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 15 km around Crown Prince Range to encompass high use and transit areas of IBA threshold numbers of Heinroth's Shearwater based upon a 1979 minimum population estimate of 2 individuals from Hadden, D. (2004) Birds and bird lore of Bougainville and the North Solomons. Dove Publications, Australia.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bougainville Marine. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.