Teraina Marine


Country/territory: Kiribati

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2012)
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Area: 7,661 ha

Protection status:

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 description
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 3 km around Teraina (Washington Island) to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of Common White Tern based upon a 1979 population estimate of 1,000 breeding pairs from Garnett, M. (1983) A management plan for nature conservation in the Line and Phoenix Islands. Part 2 Policy

Key biodiversity
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 3 km around Teraina (Washington Island) to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of Common White Tern based upon a 1979 population estimate of 1,000 breeding pairs from Garnett, M. (1983) A management plan for nature conservation in the Line and Phoenix Islands. Part 2 Policy


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Teraina Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/04/2020.