Kolombangara Marine

Country/territory: Solomon Islands

IBA criteria met: A1, A4ii (2012)
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Area: 80,074 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2012 high favourable negligible
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Site summary
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 7 km around Kolombangara to encompass high use and transit areas of IBA threshold numbers of Heinroth's Shearwater based upon a 1990 minimum population estimate of 5 individuals from Buckingham, D.L., Dutson, G. and Newman, J. (1990) Birds of Manus, Kolombangara and Makira (San Cristobal) with notes on mammals and records from other Solomon Islands. Report of the Cambridge Solomons Rainforest Project 1990.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kolombangara Marine. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/31342 on 28/05/2023.