Parc National de la Langue de Barbarie - marine

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei LC breeding - 17,100 individuals A4i
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus LC breeding - 18,000 individuals A4i
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding - 105-200 individuals A4i
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC breeding - 450-765 individuals A4i
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus LC breeding 2015 5,400-9,000 individuals A4i

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

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Saint-Louis Marine Protected Area 49,562 protected area overlaps with site 0
Langue de Barbarie National Park 2,000 protected area overlaps with site 0


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parc National de la Langue de Barbarie - marine. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.