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Berlengas


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Band-rumped Storm-petrel Hydrobates castro LC breeding 2002-2003 125 breeding pairs B1ii, C2
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis LC breeding 2005 800 breeding pairs C6
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus CR winter 2005 1,200-1,400 individuals A1, A4ii, B1ii, C2
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus LC winter 2005-2007 12,750 individuals B1ii, C3
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis LC resident 2008 25,000 individuals B1ii, C3

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Peniche / Stª Cruz Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,286 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ilhas Berlengas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 102,662 protected area contained by site 102,578
Berlengas Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 9,600 protected area contained by site 0
Berlengas UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 19 protected area contained by site 19
Berlengas Reserva Natural 9,560 protected area contained by site 9,560
Aveiro/ Nazaré Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 292,929 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Arquipélago da Berlenga Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 96 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Marine Neritic -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
military -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Berlengas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/03/2023.