Country/territory: Northern Mariana Islands (to USA)
IBA criteria met: A4i, A4ii (2012)
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Area: 1,585,558 ha
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The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 70 km around Uracus to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of waterbirds based upon a 1988 population estimate of 95,000 breeding pairs, Brown Noddy based upon a 1988 population estimate of 6,000 breeding pairs and Red-tailed Tropicbird based upon a 1988 population estimate of 200 breeding pairs from Reichel, J. and Glass, P. (1991) Checklist of the birds of the Mariana Islands. 'Elapiao, 5(1): 3-11.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Uracus Marine. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/30985 on 06/06/2023.