IBA Trigger species: Antipodean (Gibson's) Albatross, White-capped Albatross, White-chinned Petrel, Light-mantled Sooty Albatross, Auckland Island Rail, New Zealand Snipe (Auckland Island Snipe), Auckland Island Teal, Red-crowned Parakeet
Besides the trigger species the following species are confirmed or likely to be breeding: Northern Giant Petrel, White-headed Petrel, Sooty Shearwater, Black-bellied Storm Petrel, Grey-backed Storm Petrel, Com-mon Diving Petrel, Brown Skua, Southern Black-backed Gull, Red-billed Gull, Antarctic Tern, Silvereye, Auckland Island Pipit, Hedge Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Redpoll, House Sparrow, Starling.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Human disturbance – No Predation by alien species – No Habitat loss or degradation – No Contamination – No Natural disaster – No Other – No
Auckland Islands - Nature Reserve - Protected area overlaps with site
Auckland Islands - Marine Reserve - Protected area adjacent to site
Site access / Land-owner requests
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