FSM003
Southeast Pohnpei / Nan Madol


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
The proposed Southeast Pohnpei / Nan Madol IBA is listed as part of a potential Southeast Pohnpei Conservation area in the FSM NBSAP (2002).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: The FSM NBSAP (2002) lists the area as containing a number of conservation targets, including: • Turtle Nesting Beach • Low-Elevation Broadleaf Forest • Pohnpei Flying Fox



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Possibly to include clearing, habitat removal, and invasive species. Nan Madol is an important cultural site and visitors to the area are common.

Habitat and land use
The FSM NBSAP (2002) lists the area as containing a number of conservation targets, including: • Ivory Nut Palm Forest • High Island Nearshore Marine • Mangrove Forest • Atoll/Beach Forest • Swamp Forest


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southeast Pohnpei / Nan Madol. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2022.