Mangue Seco

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2021

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii LC non-breeding 2011 10,000 individuals A4, B3a
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC passage 2011 10,000 individuals B3a
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2011 20,000 individuals B3b

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Área De Proteção Ambiental Plataforma Continental Do Litoral Norte Área de Proteção Ambiental 352,767 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mangue Seco. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.