|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2007||high||not assessed||not assessed|
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Enewetok Atoll is the northwestern most atoll in the Marshall Islands and inhabited by 664 individuals (RMI, 2011). Enewetok was the site of extensive nuclear testing during the 1950's.
The atoll is home to congregations of breeding seabirds.
Non-bird biodiversity: Many endemic organisms have been identified in Enewetok, including pycnogonids, insects, and marine species (NBT, 2000). It is also home to the endemic grass Lepturopetium marshallense.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Enewetok Atoll. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2021.