Arquipélago dos Bijagós - marine

Country/territory: Guinea-Bissau

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2016)
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Area: 1,926,990 ha

Protection status:

Site description
The site is included in the Guinea-Bissau Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The site contains the Bolama-Bijagós UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve.

Key biodiversity
Seaward extension of important colonies of Royal Tern, Caspian Tern, Slender-billed Gull and Grey-headed Gull. All the previous species tigger IBA criteria: Royal Tern (LC) 52135-86893 individuals, Caspian Tern (LC) 360-600 individuals and Slender-billed Gull (LC) 10000-10000 individuals.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Arquipélago dos Bijagós - marine. Downloaded from on 26/09/2020.