FSM007
Wiya Swiftlet Cave


Country/territory: Micronesia, Federated States of

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2007)
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Area: 70 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 medium not assessed not assessed
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Site description
The swiftlet cave holds the largest breeding population of the Island Swiftlet on Kosrae. It is also featured in local legends.

Key biodiversity
The swiftlet cave holds the largest breeding population of the Island Swiftlet on Kosrae.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wiya Swiftlet Cave. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2021.