Gibbs Island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2015

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus LC breeding 1977 30,360 breeding pairs A4ii
Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus VU breeding 1977 1,672 breeding pairs A1
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides LC breeding 1971 18,680 breeding pairs A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1971-1977 50,712 breeding pairs A4iii

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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gibbs Island. Downloaded from on 16/01/2021.