Arquipélago de Fernando de Noronha

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-footed Booby Sula sula LC breeding 2006 min 4,000 breeding pairs A4ii
Black Noddy Anous minutus LC breeding 2006 min 21,000 breeding pairs A4i
Gygis alba NR breeding 2006 min 1,000 breeding pairs A4i
Noronha Elaenia Elaenia ridleyana VU resident - 30 individuals A1, A2, A3
Noronha Vireo Vireo gracilirostris NT resident 2003 min 1,000 individuals A1, A2, A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1987 15,945-25,512 individuals A4iii

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)
Parque Nacional Mar. De Fernando De Noronha Parque 10,928 protected area overlaps with site 1,800
Fernando de Noronha Archipelago Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 10,929 protected area overlaps with site 0
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 43,270 protected area overlaps with site 1,010
Área De Proteção Ambiental De Fernando De Noronha Área de Proteção Ambiental 884 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Arquipélago de Fernando de Noronha. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.