Taveuni Highlands

Country/territory: Fiji

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2006)
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Area: 28,700 ha

NatureFiji - MareqetiViti
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 high near favourable low
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Site summary
This site supports the majority of the world’s Silktails (NT) and many other endemic birds.  It may also hold the largest breeding colony of Tahiti Petrel in Fiji, as well as other burrow-nesting seabirds. This incorporates the largest currently protected area in Fiji and includes a spectacular expanse of primary forest from shore to summit.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Taveuni Highlands. Downloaded from on 20/01/2022.