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Location New Zealand
Central coordinates 167o 25.57' East  47o 13.98' South
IBA criteria A1, A4ii, A4iii
Area 1,400 ha
Altitude 0 - 235m
Year of IBA assessment 2014

Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand Inc

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus breeding  1931-2006  < 50 individuals  A1  Vulnerable 
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata breeding  1929-2005  min 31,000 breeding pairs  A1, A4ii  Near Threatened 
Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea breeding  1929-2000  min 1,735,471 breeding pairs  A1, A4ii  Near Threatened 
Snares Snipe Coenocorypha huegeli resident  present  A1  Near Threatened 
A4iii Species group - seabirds breeding  1999-2005  1,000,000-2,499,999 breeding pairs  unknown  A4iii   
New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis resident  present  A1  Endangered 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal   major
Shrubland   major
Forest   major
Marine Intertidal   major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Southern Titi Muttonbird Islands. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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