Mauritius South-eastern Islets

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri VU resident 1998 present A1, A2
Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus EN resident 1998 present A1, A2

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)
Ile de la Passe Ancient Monument 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ile Aux Vacoas National Park 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ile Aux Fouquets National Park 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve 25 protected area contained by site 25

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mauritius South-eastern Islets. Downloaded from on 27/11/2022.