Maria Marine


Country/territory: French Polynesia

IBA Criteria met: A4ii (2012)
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Area: 1,651 ha

Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie (Manu)
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 low favourable negligible
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Site summary
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 1 km around Maria to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of Red-tailed Tropicbird based upon a 2003 population estimate of 442 individuals from Pierce, R., Raust, P. and Wragg, G. (2003) Report on an avifauna survey of atolls in the Tuamotu and Austral archipelagos, French Polynesia. Wildliand Consultants, New Zealand.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maria Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2021.