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Selvagens


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
White-faced Storm-petrel Pelagodroma marina LC breeding 1999 61,000 breeding pairs A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6
Band-rumped Storm-petrel Hydrobates castro LC resident 1994 1,000 breeding pairs A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis LC breeding 2000 15,000 breeding pairs A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis LC resident 1995 4,100 breeding pairs A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii LC breeding 1994 5,000 breeding pairs A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6
Berthelot's Pipit Anthus berthelotii LC resident 2002 100-200 breeding pairs B3
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding - 50,000-99,999 breeding pairs A4iii, C4

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Laurissilva da Madeira Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,462 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ilhas Selvagens Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,471 protected area contains site 0
Ilhas Selvagens Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 76,545 protected area contains site 265
Ilhas Selvagens Reserva Natural 9,432 protected area contains site 0
Ilhas Selvagens Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 124,530 protected area contains site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Rock stacks and islets, Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Selvagens. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2021.