Norfolk Island

Country/territory: Norfolk Island (to Australia)

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A4ii, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 3,594 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2016 high not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA supports the entire populations of the critically endangered White-chested White-eye, the endangered Tasman (Norfolk Island) Parakeet and Slender-billed White-eye and the vulnerable Norfolk Island Gerygone. The IBA also supports more than 1% of the global population of Wedge-tailed Shearwater and Red-tailed Tropicbird.

Information was kindly supplied by Margaret Christian, Richard Holdaway, Penny Olsen and Ron Ward.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Norfolk Island. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023.