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The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 80 km around Tench to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of Brown Noddy based upon a 1973 population estimate of 80,000 individuals, and Black Noddy based upon a 1973 population estimate of 20,000 individuals from Silva, K. (1973) Observations. PNG Bird Society Newsletter, 89: 2-3.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Tench Marine. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/tench-marine-iba-papua-new-guinea on 26/09/2023.