PW006
Peleliu


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Micronesian Scrubfowl Megapodius laperouse NT resident 2005 present A1, A2
Palau Ground-dove Alopecoenas canifrons EN resident 2005 present A2
Micronesian Imperial-pigeon Ducula oceanica VU resident 2005 present A2
Palau Fruit-dove Ptilinopus pelewensis LC resident 2005 present A2
Palau Swiftlet Aerodramus pelewensis LC resident 2005 present A2
Palau Owl Pyrroglaux podargina LC resident 2005 present A2
Palau Kingfisher Todiramphus pelewensis NT resident 2005 present A2
Micronesian Myzomela Myzomela rubratra LC resident 2005 present A2
Morningbird Pachycephala tenebrosa LC resident 2005 present A2
Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida LC resident 2005 present A2
Palau Flycatcher Myiagra erythrops LC resident 2005 present A2
Palau Bush-warbler Horornis annae LC resident 2005 present A2
Giant White-eye Megazosterops palauensis NT resident 2005 present A2
Dusky White-eye Zosterops finschii LC resident 2005 present A2
Citrine White-eye Zosterops semperi LC resident 2005 present A2
Micronesian Starling Aplonis opaca LC resident 2005 present A2

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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 high favourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 1495 1489 - good (> 90%) favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tululeu Seagrass Conservation Area 80 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Lowland forest - mixed swamp, Mangrove forest (tropical) -
Coastline Rocky areas, Sand dunes & beaches -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Peleliu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2022.