Huvalu and environs

Country/territory: Niue (to New Zealand)

IBA criteria met: A2 (2008)
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Area: 5,400 ha

Site description (2008 baseline)
The Huvalu and Environs IBA comprises 5.4km2 of the terrestrial land area of Niue, and is centred on the Huvalu Conservation Area.

Key biodiversity
Niue is an EBA secondary area, noted for 4 restricted range species, Purple-capped fruit dove, Polynesian Triller, Polynesian Starling and Blue-crowned Lorikeet. The first three of these are common across Niue in the wooded part of the island, while the Lorikeet is rather morer scarce - but reported most frequently on or around the Huvalu Conservation Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Huvalu and environs. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.