Tyuleni island

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
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT passage 2006 100 individuals A1
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT non-breeding 2008 20-50 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT passage 2006-2008 100 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC passage 2006-2008 10,000 individuals A4i, B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2006-2008 20,000 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons, Mud flats and sand flats, Salt marshes, Sand dunes and beaches, Shingle or stony beaches, Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas -
Unknown -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
fisheries/aquaculture -
not utilised -
urban/industrial/transport -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tyuleni island. Downloaded from on 25/09/2022.