Admiralty Bay and adjacent waters

Country/territory: Antarctica

IBA criteria met: A4ii (2017)
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Area: 31,900 ha

Site summary
Marine area intensively used as foraging grounds by penguins breeding in the coast of Admiralty Bay. Site identified based on tracking data, by applying the method described in Lascelles et al. (2016). Tracking data collected for three species during different stages of the breeding period (incubation, brood-guard, crèche)

Tracking data provided by J. Hinke and W. Trivelpiece; analyses carried out with the support of the PEW Charitable Trusts

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Admiralty Bay and adjacent waters. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.