Fatu Huku Marine


Country/territory: French Polynesia

IBA Criteria met: A1 (2012)
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Area: 803 ha

Protection status:

Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie (Manu)
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 not assessed favourable negligible
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Site description
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 1 km around Fatu Huku to encompass high use and transit areas of IBA threshold numbers of White-throated Storm-petrel based upon a 1975 population estimate of 5 individuals from Thibault, JC. and Bretagnolle, V. (2007) Atlas des oiseaux marins nicheurs de Polynesie Francaise et du Groupe Pitcain. Societe d'Ornithologie de Polynesie, convention no6-0052, 30/09/2007

Key biodiversity
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 1 km around Fatu Huku to encompass high use and transit areas of IBA threshold numbers of White-throated Storm-petrel based upon a 1975 population estimate of 5 individuals from Thibault, JC. and Bretagnolle, V. (2007) Atlas des oiseaux marins nicheurs de Polynesie Francaise et du Groupe Pitcain. Societe d'Ornithologie de Polynesie, convention no6-0052, 30/09/2007


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fatu Huku Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/08/2019.