Delta du Saloum - marine


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2019

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens LC non-breeding 2014-2017 373-723 individuals B3a
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei LC non-breeding 2014-2017 2,131-4,909 individuals A4, B3a
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus LC non-breeding 2014-2017 366-609 individuals B3a
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii VU non-breeding 2014-2017 467-994 individuals A4, B3a
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus LC non-breeding 2014-2017 5,475-9,476 individuals B3a
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC winter 2014-2017 775-1,520 individuals B3a
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC non-breeding 2014-2017 3,364-6,322 individuals A4, B3a
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2014-2017 24,783-30,338 individuals B3b

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)
Réserve Naturelle Communautaire de Palmarin Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 10,430 protected area overlaps with site 0
Joal Marine Protected Area 17,362 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta du Saloum Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 73,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta du Saloum UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 180,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta du Saloum National Park 59,934 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Delta du Saloum - marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2022.