Cap Vert

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
Calonectris diomedea NR passage 1997 4,585 individuals A4ii
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii VU winter 1996 280 individuals A1
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC passage 1996 23,923 individuals A4i
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC winter 1997 13,000 individuals A4i

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)
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cap Vert. Downloaded from on 26/06/2022.