Delta du Saloum - marine

Site description (2016 baseline):

Site location and context
The site is included in the Senegalese Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The site overlaps partially with the Delta du Saloum UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve.

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.

Protected areas
The site overlaps partially with the Delta du Saloum UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Delta du Saloum - marine. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.