NZ080
Martins Bay


Country/territory: New Zealand

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii (2014)
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Area: 34 ha

Forest and Bird

Key biodiversity
IBA Trigger species: Fiordland Crested Penguin

Besides the trigger species the following species are confirmed or likely to be breeding: Little Penguin, Sooty Shearwater, Pied Shag, Little Shag, White-faced Heron, Reef Heron, Paradise Shelduck, Mallard, Grey Duck, Variable Oystercatcher, Spur-winged Plover, Southern Black-backed Gull, Red-billed Gull, White-fronted Tern, NZ Pigeon, Morepork, NZ Kingfisher, NZ Pipit, Welcome Swallow, Brown Creeper, Grey Warbler, South Island Fantail, South Island Tomtit, Silvereye, Bellbird, Tui, Hedge Sparrow, Blackbird, Chaffinch, Redpoll, Yellowhammer. More information required.

Australasian Bittern (EN) occur in the wetland areas adjacent to the mouth of the Hollyford River.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Martins Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2021.