The site was identified as important in 2016 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|
|A4iii Species group - seabirds||n/a||breeding||2006||min 10,000 individuals||A4iii|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2016).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Beliyapani Island. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/beliyapani-island-iba-india on 05/12/2023.