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Massif du Panié


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
New Caledonian Imperial-pigeon Ducula goliath NT resident 2003-2005 present A2
Cloven-feathered Dove Drepanoptila holosericea NT resident 2003-2005 present A2
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata NT - 2007 100 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
White-bellied Goshawk Accipiter haplochrous NT resident 2003-2005 present A2
Horned Parakeet Eunymphicus cornutus VU resident 2003-2005 present A2
Cyanoramphus saisseti NR resident 2003-2005 present A2
Grey-eared Honeyeater Lichmera incana LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
Crow Honeyeater Gymnomyza aubryana CR resident 2003-2005 present A1, A2
New Caledonian Friarbird Philemon diemenensis LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
New Caledonian Myzomela Myzomela caledonica LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
Barred Honeyeater Gliciphila undulata LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
Gerygone flavolateralis NR resident 2003-2005 present A2
New Caledonian Whistler Pachycephala caledonica LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
Coracina caledonica NR resident 2003-2005 present A2
New Caledonian Cicadabird Edolisoma anale NT resident 2003-2005 present A2
Long-tailed Triller Lalage leucopyga LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
Rhipidura verreauxi NR resident 2003-2005 present A2
Melanesian Flycatcher Myiagra caledonica LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
Southern Shrikebill Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
New Caledonian Crow Corvus moneduloides LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
Yellow-bellied Robin Cryptomicroeca flaviventris LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
New Caledonian Thicketbird Megalurulus mariae LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
Green-backed White-eye Zosterops xanthochroa LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
Striated Starling Aplonis striata LC resident 2003-2005 present A2
Red-throated Parrotfinch Erythrura psittacea LC resident 2003-2005 present A2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information poor

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Gymnomyza aubryana Crow Honeyeater 50 1 unknown 2 very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mont Panié Special Botanical Reserve 5,080 protected area contained by site 5,080
Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems World Heritage Site 1,574,313 protected area is adjacent to site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Massif du Panié. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2019.