South Georgia 2 - Marine

Country/territory: South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii (2018)
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Area: 17,082,258 ha

Protection status:

Key biodiversity
6 species trigger marine IBA criteria at this site: Grey-headed Albatross (EN), 1.2-2.0% global pop; Wandering Albatross (VU), 4.6-6.1% global pop; Northern Giant Petrel (LC), 1.2% global pop; White-chinned Petrel (VU), 0.16-0.36% global pop; King Penguin (LC), 1.1-1.4% global pop; Macaroni Penguin (VU), 0.09-0.41% global pop (best available data as of 2018).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: South Georgia 2 - Marine. Downloaded from on 07/03/2021.