Rangiroa Marine


Country/territory: French Polynesia

IBA Criteria met: A1 (2012)
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Area: 62,235 ha

Protection status:

Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie (Manu)
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 low near favourable negligible
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Site description
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 3 km around Rangiroa to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of Common White Tern based upon a 2007 population estimate of 1,000 breeding pairs from Raust, P. and Sanford, G. (2007) Zones importantes pour la conservation des oiseaux en Polynesie francaise. Societe d'Ornithologie de Polynesie - MANU et BirdLife International. Papeete, Polynesie francaise, 156pgs.

Key biodiversity
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 3 km around Rangiroa to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of Common White Tern based upon a 2007 population estimate of 1,000 breeding pairs from Raust, P. and Sanford, G. (2007) Zones importantes pour la conservation des oiseaux en Polynesie francaise. Societe d'Ornithologie de Polynesie - MANU et BirdLife International. Papeete, Polynesie francaise, 156pgs.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rangiroa Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/04/2020.