Delta du Saloum – Niumi – Tanbi

Country/territory: Gambia

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2016)
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Area: 231,231 ha

Protection status:

Site description
The site is included in the Gambian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

Key biodiversity
Seaward extension of important colonies of Royal Tern, Caspian Tern, Slender-billed Gull and Grey-headed Gull. All the previous species tigger IBA criteria: Royal Tern (LC) 46925-79803 individuals, Caspian Tern (LC) 13744-22908 individuals, Slender-billed Gull (LC) 13547-22581 individuals and Grey-headed Gull (LC) 21958-36600 individuals.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Delta du Saloum – Niumi – Tanbi. Downloaded from on 26/09/2020.