Conception Island National Park

IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus LC breeding 2006 250-999 breeding pairs A4ii
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri LC breeding 2005 50-249 individuals B4ii
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus LC breeding 2005 250-999 individuals B4i
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus LC breeding 2005 50-249 individuals B4i

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

For more information about the IBA criteria, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Conception Island National Park National Park 10,219 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Marine Neritic -
Shrubland -
Forest Mangrove -
For further information about the IUCN habitat classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Conception Island National Park. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.