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
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster LC breeding 2003 25,000 individuals A4ii
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra LC breeding 2003 112,000 individuals A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 2003 137,000 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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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
aire marine protégée dans les eaux territoriales de l’île de Clipperton Biotope Protection Order 181,138 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Clipperton. Downloaded from on 02/07/2022.