Isla La Blanquilla

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
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis LC resident 2003 present A4i
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster LC resident 2003 present A4ii
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra LC resident 2003 present A4ii
Yellow-shouldered Amazon Amazona barbadensis NT resident 2003 present A1

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Shallow marine areas, coral reefs and keys -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
Forest Mangrove -
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
military -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Isla La Blanquilla. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.