|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
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This IBA supports seven of the nine subspecies endemic to Vanua Levu. The peninsula is also ornithologically unusual in having no Giant Forest Honeyeaters or Blue-crested Broadbills which are otherwise widespread across Vanua Levu and Taveuni. A1 Globally threatened species * Friendly Ground-dove (VU) – often seen * Silktail (NT) – a high proportion of the Natewa/Tunuloa subspecies L. v. kleinschmidti A2 Restricted-range species 21 species (out of 21 on Natewa peninsula and 24 on Vanua Levu), including all three endemic to Vanua Levu and Taveuni.
Non-bird biodiversity: There have been no systematic surveys of any biodiversity groups except for birds in the IBA.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Natewa/Tunuloa Peninsula. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.