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Location Micronesia, Federated States of, Chuuk
Central coordinates 151o 37.48' East  7o 20.36' North
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 143 ha
Altitude 200 - 370m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Site description Engbring et al. (1990) writes that Tol South has one of the most unique Native forests in Chuuk, supporting endemic vegetation and holding a number of archeological sites.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Ptilinopus porphyraceus resident  present  A2  Not Recognised 
Caroline Ground-dove Alopecoenas kubaryi resident  present  A1, A2  Vulnerable 
Micronesian Imperial-pigeon Ducula oceanica resident  present  A1, A2  Near Threatened 
Caroline Swiftlet Aerodramus inquietus resident  present  A2  Least Concern 
Micronesian Myzomela Myzomela rubratra resident  present  A2  Least Concern 
Chuuk Monarch Metabolus rugensis resident  present  A1, A2  Endangered 
Oceanic Flycatcher Myiagra oceanica resident  present  A2  Least Concern 
Caroline Islands Reed-warbler Acrocephalus syrinx resident  present  A2  Least Concern 
Caroline Islands White-eye Zosterops semperi resident  present  A2  Least Concern 
Faichuk White-eye Rukia ruki resident  present  A1, A2  Endangered 
Micronesian Starling Aplonis opaca resident  present  A2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Winipot Mountain Conservation Area 0 is identical to site 143  

Other biodiversity Conservation targets (NBSAP, 2002) in the area include: • Upland Broadleaf Forest • Chuuk Flying Fox • Chuuk Poison Tree (Engbring et al., 1990)

Protection status The FSM NBSAP (2002) lists the area as a potential conservation area and the Micronesia Conservation Trust (2007) lists it as a current conservation area.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Winipot / Tol South. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/10/2014

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