Country/territory: New Zealand

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, A4iii (2014)
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Area: 135 ha

Protection status:

Forest and Bird

Key biodiversity

IBA Trigger species: Chatham Island Shag, Pitt Island Shag, Fairy Prion, Grey-backed Storm Petrel, Chatham Oystercatcher, Chatham Snipe, Shore Plover, Chatham (Forbes') Parakeet, Red-fronted Parakeet (Chatham Island Red-crowned Parakeet), Black Robin

Besides the trigger species the following species are confirmed or likely to be breeding: Little Penguin, Black-winged petrel, Sooty Shearwater, Subantarctic Little Shearwater, Broad-billed Prion, White-faced Storm Petrel, Common Diving Petrel, Brown Skua, Southern Black-backed Gull, Red-billed Gull, White-fronted Tern, White-faced Heron, Mallard, Australasian Harrier, Welcome Swallow, NZ Pipit, Shining Cuckoo, Silvereye, Chatham Island Warbler, Chat-ham Island Tomtit, Chatham Island Fantail, Chatham Island Tui, Skylark, Hedge Sparrow, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Chaffinch, Redpoll, Starling.

Other species recorded: Leach’s Storm Petrel (Rabbit Island)

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mangere. Downloaded from on 25/02/2021.