Curral Velho islet is located off Boavista island ca. 500 m from southernmost tip. The marine IBA is a seaward extension around the Cape Verde shearwater breeding colony located in the islet and includes the nearshore around Boavista.
One species trigger IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around the breeding colony for Cape Verde Shearwater (NT) 66-311 individuals.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ilhéu de Curral Velho – marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/04/2019.