The Koroyanitu Heritage Park covers the Mount Koroyanitu and the surrounding area, protecting an area of 35 km2. It was created in 1989, and is managed by the community in Ba, which lies northeast of the mountain. Mount Koroyanitu, also known as Mount Evans is the third highest peak in Fiji and located in the Evans Ranges in the Western Division of the island of Viti Levu. It is 1195 meters or 3920 feet high. A 17,100 hectares (42,000 acres) area covering Mount Koroyanitu and the Vaturu Dam catchment is the Koroyanitu/Vaturu Important Bird Area. It supports a population of vulnerable Shy Ground-dove (Pampusana Stairi) and near threatened Masked shining parrot (Prosopeia personata).