Delta du Saloum - marine


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei LC breeding 2015 13,547-22,581 individuals A4i
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus LC breeding 2015 21,958-36,600 individuals A4i
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC breeding 2015 13,744-22,908 individuals A4i
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus LC breeding 2015 46,925-79,803 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


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Réserve Naturelle Communautaire de Palmarin Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 10,430 protected area overlaps with site 0
Joal Marine Protected Area 17,362 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta du Saloum National Park 59,934 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta du Saloum Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 73,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Delta du Saloum UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 180,000 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Neritic -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Delta du Saloum - marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2022.