Guguan Island Marine

Country/territory: Northern Mariana Islands (to USA)

IBA criteria met: A4i (2012)
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Area: 1,591,223 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2012 medium favourable negligible
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Site summary
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 70 km around Guguan Island to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of waterbirds based upon a 1988 population estimate of 40,273 individuals from Reichel, J. and Glass, P. (1991) Checklist of the birds of the Mariana Islands. 'Elapiao, 5(1): 3-11.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Guguan Island Marine. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.