Rocky Point, Ross Island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2015

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
South Polar Skua Catharacta maccormicki LC breeding 1981 66 breeding pairs 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ross Sea Region Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area (CCAMLR) 209,002,700 protected area contains site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rocky Point, Ross Island. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.