Country/territory: French Polynesia
IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii (2012)
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Area: 220,093 ha
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The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 6 km around Marotiri to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of Blue Noddy based upon a 1990 population estimate of 260 - 710 breeding pairs, and high use and transit areas of IBA threshold numbers of White-throated Storm-petrel based upon a 1990 population estimate of 35 - 198 breeding pairs from Thibault, JC. and Varney, A. (1991) Breeding seabirds of Rapa (Polynesia): numbers and changes during the 20th century. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists Club, 111(2): 70-77.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marotiri Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2023.