Falaises d'Entrecasteaux

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
Sooty Albatross Phoebetria fusca EN breeding 1992 240 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche carteri EN breeding 1992 18,990 breeding pairs A1, 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Antarctique francaise National Park 36,700 protected area contains site 360

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Falaises d'Entrecasteaux. Downloaded from on 16/02/2020.