Niumi National Park

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei LC winter - 180 individuals A4i
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC non-breeding - 500 individuals A4i
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC winter - 2,000 individuals A4i
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus LC non-breeding - 2,000 individuals A4i

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Niumi National Park Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 4,940 protected area overlaps with site 0
Niumi National Park National Park 7,758 protected area overlaps with site 4,940


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Forest -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Niumi National Park. Downloaded from on 07/07/2020.