Île Foch, Île Sainte Lanne Gramont and Île Howe

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
Southern Pintail Anas eatoni VU resident 1989 present A2
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua LC breeding 1989 3,000-4,000 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans VU breeding - present A1
Northern Giant Petrel Macronectes halli LC breeding - present A1
Kerguelen Tern Sterna virgata NT breeding - present A1

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

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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Île Foch, Île Sainte Lanne Gramont and Île Howe. Downloaded from on 16/12/2019.