This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies. It originates from the French Guiana Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and falls within the Atlantic, Western Central FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 8 km2 and borders the coastline. The depth ranges from 0 to 1 m.
1 species triggers IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around breeding colony; Littoral Kourou include key near-colony areas for breeding populations of Least Tern (LC) 5000-9500 individuals.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Littoral Kourou - Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2021.