Coastal area East of Antsiranana

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 1999 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
Madagascar Teal Anas bernieri EN resident 1998 present A1, A2, A3
Madagascar Jacana Actophilornis albinucha EN resident 1998 present A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (1999).

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
other -
not utilised -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Coastal area East of Antsiranana. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.