Quinchele Inland and surrouding sea


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2010

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris LC unknown 2009 59 individuals A1
Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea NT resident 2009 7,900 individuals A1

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 medium favourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification marine and freshwater aquaculture - industrial aquaculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors shipping lanes happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 3000 3000 - good (> 90%) near favourable
Marine Neritic 75000 75000 - good (> 90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Melimoyu Parque Nacional 105,500 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Neritic -
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Quinchele Inland and surrouding sea. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/10/2020.