Polle Island

Country/territory: Micronesia, Federated States of

IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2007)
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Area: 503 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 medium not assessed not assessed
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Site description (baseline)
The Polle Island IBA includes an area of freshwater swamp, part of which is listed as a potential conservation area in the FSM NBSAP (2002). Engbring et al. (1990) writes that these wetlands are important for migrating birds as well.

Key biodiversity

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Polle Island. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/24538 on 03/06/2023.