Northern Peleliu Lkes (sandflats) This is an IBA in Danger! 

Country/territory: Palau

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A4i (2015)
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Area: 311 ha

Palau Conservation Society
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2018 favourable very high negligible
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Site summary
Coastal wetland consisting of sand/silt flats together with two primary and one alternate high tide roost.  The most important shorebird site in Micronesia.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Northern Peleliu Lkes (sandflats). Downloaded from on 28/09/2023.