Morane Marine


Country/territory: French Polynesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii (2012)
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Area: 233,796 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 medium favourable negligible
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Site summary
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 25 km around Morane to encompass high use and transit areas of IBA threshold numbers of Murphy's Petrel based upon a 2012 population estimate of 1,127 breeding pairs, and Red-tailed Tropicbird based upon a 2012 population estimate of 172 breeding pairs from Cranwell, S. and Radford, L. (unpublished data)


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