Takutea Marine

Country/territory: Cook Islands

IBA Criteria met: A4ii (2012)
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Area: 762 ha

Te Ipukurea Society
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 low favourable negligible
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Site summary
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 1 km around Takutea Wildlife Sanctuary to encompass high use areas adjacent to the colony of IBA threshold numbers of Red-tailed Tropicbird based upon a 1990 population estimate of 2,700 individuals from McCormack, G. (1994) Takutea Wildlife Sanctuary, Cook Islands. SPREP reports and studies series no. 66. Apia, Samoa.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Takutea Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2021.