Conception Island National Park

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus LC breeding 2006 250-999 breeding pairs A4ii
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri LC breeding 2005 50-249 individuals B4ii
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus LC breeding 2005 250-999 individuals B4i
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus LC breeding 2005 50-249 individuals B4i

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)
Conception Island National Park National Park 10,219 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Sea -
Shrubland -
Forest Mangrove -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Conception Island National Park. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.