SC015
Boudeuse Island


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 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
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra LC breeding - 3,000-5,000 breeding pairs A4ii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Boudeuse Nature Reserve 1 protected area overlaps with site 1

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Boudeuse Island. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/boudeuse-island-iba-seychelles on 04/03/2024.