KI002
Nikumaroro (Gardner Island)


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda LC breeding 2006 100 breeding pairs A4ii

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)
2007 low not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Phaethon rubricauda Red-tailed Tropicbird 100 100 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Phoenix Islands Protected Area World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 40,825,000 protected area contains site 0
Phoenix Islands Protected Area Protected Area 39,744,700 protected area contains site 428


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nikumaroro (Gardner Island). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2021.