Loru


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Vanuatu Scrubfowl Megapodius layardi VU resident 1995 18-24 adults A1, A2
Tanna Fruit-dove Ptilinopus tannensis LC resident 1995 28-79 adults A2
Red-bellied Fruit-dove Ptilinopus greyi LC resident 1995 present A2
Vanuatu Kingfisher Todiramphus farquhari NT resident 1995 20-28 adults A1, A2
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike Coracina caledonica LC resident 1995 50-249 adults A2
Vanuatu Streaked Fantail Rhipidura spilodera LC resident 1995 544-882 adults A2
Melanesian Flycatcher Myiagra caledonica LC resident 1995 < 50 breeding pairs A2
Buff-bellied Monarch Neolalage banksiana LC resident 1995 584-1,027 adults A2
Southern Shrikebill Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides LC resident 1995 50-249 adults A2
Vanuatu White-eye Zosterops flavifrons LC resident 1995 790-3,670 adults A2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Loru Protected Area Forest Conservation Area 220 protected area contained by site 220


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loru. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/03/2021.