IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii (2012)
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Area: 56 ha
|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2007||very high||very unfavourable||not assessed|
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McKean Island is a low and flat, circular-shaped, coral island surrounded by a fringing reef.
A seabird colony with good numbers of a range of species.During the 1960s McLean Island was one of the flagship islands of the Phoenix group, supporting diverse and important populations of seabirds
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: McKean Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/03/2023.