This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies. It originates from the Colombia Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and falls within the Pacific, Southeast FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 12179 km2 and borders the coastline. The depth ranges from 0 to 2317 m and with a mean annual wind speed of 1.54 m/s.
3 species trigger IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around breeding colonies; Parque Nacional Natural Gorgona, Parque Nacional Natural Sanquianga include key near-colony areas for breeding populations of Gull-billed Tern (LC) , Brown Pelican (LC) and Brown Booby (LC).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gorgona National Natural Park / Parque Nacional Natural Sanquianga - Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2021.