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Wiya Swiftlet Cave


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Micronesian Imperial-pigeon Ducula oceanica VU resident - present A1, A2
Kosrae Fruit-dove Ptilinopus hernsheimi LC resident - present A2
Caroline Swiftlet Aerodramus inquietus LC resident - present A2
Micronesian Myzomela Myzomela rubratra LC resident - present A2
Kosrae White-eye Zosterops cinereus LC resident - present A2
Micronesian Starling Aplonis opaca LC resident - present A2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 medium not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wiya Swiftlet Cave. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.