Year of compilation: 2012
Conservation area in the SE of Rarotonga Island
Rarotonga Flycatcher (EN), Rarotonga Starling (VU) and Cook Islands Fruit-dove (VU) are resident. Collared Petrel (VU) have also been observed.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Rats, cats and other invasive species
Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Nature Conserved Area managed by a committee of landowner representatives
Nature Conserved Area
Native vegetation. Primary growth tropical forest. There is no development in this area except for a shelter
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Takitumu Conservation Area, Rarotonga. Downloaded from
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