Takitumu Conservation Area, Rarotonga


Country/territory: Cook Islands

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2010)
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Area: 155 ha

Protection status:

Te Ipukurea Society
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 high not assessed high
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Site description
Conservation area in the SE of Rarotonga Island

Key biodiversity
Rarotonga Flycatcher (EN), Rarotonga Starling (VU) and Cook Islands Fruit-dove (VU) are resident. Collared Petrel (VU) have also been observed.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Takitumu Conservation Area, Rarotonga. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2021.