Coastal cliffs between Porto Mosquito and Baia do Inferno

Country/territory: Cape Verde

IBA criteria met: A4, B1a, B3a (2022)
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Area: 3,625 ha


Site summary
This site was revised in consultation with numerous project partners following comprehensive island-wide surveys of Cabo Verde seabird populations. Final site boundaries were agreed upon by all parties involved in island-wide survey efforts.

MAVA Foundation, BirdLife International, Rufford Foundation, The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), Ministry of Agriculture and Environment of Cabo Verde, Vivo Energy, University of Coimbra, University of Algarve. Site identified during the MAVA funded project: "Conserving the seabirds of Cabo Verde" (2020 - 2022). Partner consultation supported by Ana Veiga (BirdLife Project Manager, Cabo Verde) and Jonathan Handley (BirdLife, UK). Site identification supported by: Samir Martins (BIOS.CV), Herculano Dinis (Projecto Vitó), Albert Taxonera (Associação Projeto Biodiversidade), Marcos Hernández (Associação Projeto Biodiversidade), Isabel Fortes (Biosfera), Catelene Monteiro (Biosfera), Pedro Geraldes (SPEA ), Ariana Cabral (Lantuna), Jacob González-Solís (University of Barcelona), Teresa Militão (University of Barcelona), Vitor Paiva (University of Coimbra).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Coastal cliffs between Porto Mosquito and Baia do Inferno. Downloaded from on 31/05/2023.