Atlantic, Southwest 28 - Marine

IBA Justification

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

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Neritic -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Atlantic, Southwest 28 - Marine. Downloaded from on 02/06/2023.