Site description (2012 baseline):
Site location and context
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.
Native vegetation. Primary growth tropical forest. There is no development in this area except for a shelter
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
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Takitumu Conservation Area, Rarotonga. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/takitumu-conservation-area-rarotonga-iba-cook-islands on 06/12/2023.