Vava'u Marine

Country/territory: Tonga

IBA criteria met: A4i (2012)
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Area: 281,193 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2012 favourable low negligible
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Site summary
The site boundary is based upon a seaward extension of 30 km around Maninita, Taula, Lualoli to encompass the foraging range of IBA threshold numbers of Black Noddy based upon a 2002 population estimate of 39,744 individuals.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vava'u Marine. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023.