Charles Sound

Year of compilation: 2014

Site description
Key biodiversity

IBA Trigger species: Fiordland Crested Penguin

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity

Human disturbance – No

Predation by alien species – Yes - Rats, possibly stoats, possibly possums.

Habitat loss or degradation – No
Contamination – No
Natural disaster – No
Other – No

Protected areas

Fiordland - National Park - 1278724ha - Protected area contains site

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Charles Sound. Downloaded from on 14/08/2022.