East Sand Island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Double-crested Cormorant Nannopterum auritus LC breeding 1974-2009 24,960 individuals A4i
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens LC breeding 1974-2009 16,000 individuals A4i
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC breeding 1974-2009 5,216 individuals A4ii

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.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: East Sand Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2022.