Point Hennequin, King George Island

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2015 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
South Polar Skua Catharacta maccormicki LC breeding 2004-2005 116 breeding pairs A4ii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2015).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Point Hennequin, King George Island. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.