|Central coordinates||171o 16.00' East 7o 4.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2|
|Altitude||0 - 5m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2008|
Site description This IBA includes the islets in the Northeast corner of Majuro atoll, from Calalen to Denmeo. These inhabited islets are home to the Micronesian Pigeon ratakensis subspecies. This islets are in Majuro atoll, which is the capital of the Marshall Islands and is densely populated. The proposed IBA includes islets that are relatively sparsely populated and retain forest habitat. The Pigeon is currently found on private land but may have spread to other areas.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Micronesian Imperial-pigeon Ducula oceanica||resident||2000||30 individuals||unknown||A1, A2||Near Threatened|
Protection status The Northeast Islets of Majuro atolls are not currently protected.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Northeast Islets, Majuro Atoll. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2016
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