FSM004
Pilapen Kepin River Watershed


Site description (2007 baseline):

Site location and context
The FSM NBSAP (2002) includes the Sokeh’s Ridge and the Dau Mwoakote Mangroves as potential conservation areas. The proposed IBA includes part of the ridge and mangrove forest in the same general area as that of the potential conservation areas.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Conservation targets include (NBSAP, 2002): • Mangrove Forest • Pohnpei Flying Fox



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Possibly to include clearing, habitat removal, and invasive species.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pilapen Kepin River Watershed. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/pilapen-kepin-river-watershed-iba-micronesia-federated-states-of on 23/02/2024.