Isla Lobos de Tierra

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
Humboldt Penguin Spheniscus humboldti VU resident 2003 present A1, A4ii
Peruvian Diving-petrel Pelecanoides garnotii NT breeding 2008 12,200-13,300 individuals A1, A4ii
Peruvian Pelican Pelecanus thagus NT breeding 2011 present A1, A4i
Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii LC breeding 1979 max 15,000 breeding pairs A4ii
Peruvian Booby Sula variegata LC breeding 2011 present A4ii
Red-legged Cormorant Poikilocarbo gaimardi NT resident 2003 present A1, A4i
Guanay Cormorant Leucocarbo bougainvilliorum NT breeding 2011 present A1, A4i

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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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sistema de Islas, Islotes y Puntas Guaneras Reserva Nacional 140,833 protected area contains site 0
Reserva Nacional Sistema de. Islas, Islotes y Puntas Guaneras National Reserve 140,833 protected area contains site 1,426

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Isla Lobos de Tierra. Downloaded from on 17/08/2022.