Atlantic, Southwest 28 - Marine

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
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans VU sabbatical (non-breeding) 2003 1,342-1,534 individuals A1, A4ii
Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis LC non-breeding 2006 900,000-2,500,000 individuals A4ii

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Atlantic, Southwest 28 - Marine. Downloaded from on 15/08/2022.