Parque Nacional Archipiélago Los Roques

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber LC resident 2003 present A4i
Black Noddy Anous minutus LC breeding 2008 52 breeding pairs A4i
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC resident 2003 present A4i
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC resident 2003 present A4i

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valle del Algodonal Protective Zone 214 protected area overlaps with site 0
National Park Archipielago de Los Roques National Park 221,120 protected area overlaps with site 221,120
Archipielago Los Roques Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 213,220 protected area contained by site 213,220


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub -
Marine Neritic -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Archipiélago Los Roques. Downloaded from on 02/12/2022.