Country/territory: Christmas Island (to Australia)
IBA criteria met: A1, A4ii, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 13,643 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2016||very high||not assessed||not assessed|
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Christmas Island is an Endemic Bird Area in its own right, supporting five endemic species and five subspecies including the Critically Endangered Christmas Island Frigatebird, the Endangered Abbott's Booby and the Vulnerable Christmas Island Imperial-pigeon, Hawk-owl and White-eye. It also supports more than 1% of the world population of five other seabirds.
The nomination was prepared by David James (Parks Australia).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Christmas Island. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/23949 on 28/05/2023.