FSM011
Polle Island


Country/territory: Micronesia, Federated States of

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

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 medium not assessed not assessed
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Site description
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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Polle Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/07/2019.