IBA criteria met: A4ii (2012)
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Area: 6,510,147 ha
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The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 140 km around Malden Island to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of Lesser Frigatebird based upon a 1977 population estimate of 7,000 individuals, Greater Frigatebird based upon a 1977 population estimate of 3,000 individuals, Masked Booby based upon a 1977 population estimate of 3,000 individuals and Red-footed Booby based upon a 1977 population estimate of 5,000 individuals from Perry, R. (1980) Island of ghosts. Pacific Discovery, 33: 9-13.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Malden Island Marine. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/31027 on 31/05/2023.