NZ071
Ohau Pukaki Tekapo Rivers


Country/territory: New Zealand

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2014)
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Area: 9,810 ha

Forest and Bird

Key biodiversity

IBA Trigger species: Black-billed Gull, Black-fronted Tern, Black Stilt, Wrybill, Australasian Bittern

Besides the trigger species the following species are confirmed or likely to be breeding: Aus-tralasian Crested Grebe, Black Shag, Little Shag, White-faced Heron, Black Swan, Canada Goose, Paradise Shelduck, NZ Shoveler, Grey Teal, Mallard, Grey Duck, NZ Scaup, Australasian Harrier, Marsh (Baillon’s) Crake, Pukeko, Australian Coot, South Island Pied Oystercatcher, Pied Stilt, Banded Dotterel, Spur-winged Plover, Southern Black-backed Gull, Caspian Tern, Rock Pigeon, Californian Quail, NZ Kingfisher, Welcome Swallow, NZ Pipit, Shining Cuckoo, South Island Fantail, Silvereye, Skylark, Hedge-sparrow, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Yellowhammer, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Redpoll, House Sparrow, Starling, Australian Magpie.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ohau Pukaki Tekapo Rivers. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2021.