FSM012
Pata Island


Country/territory: Micronesia, Federated States of

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2007)
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Area: 239 ha

Protection status:


Site description
The Polle Island IBA includes areas of freshwater swamp and mangrove, which are listed as potential conservation areas in the FSM NBSAP (2002).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Conservation targets in the area include (NBSAP, 2002): • Coastal Freshwater Marsh • Mangrove Forests • Chuuk Flying Fox • Estuaries • Low-elevation Broadleaf Forest


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pata Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/07/2019.