IN461
North and South Sentinel


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Andaman Woodpigeon Columba palumboides NT resident 2004 present A2
Andaman Cuckoo-dove Macropygia rufipennis LC resident 2004 present A2
Andaman Coucal Centropus andamanensis LC resident 2004 present A2
Andaman Crake Rallina canningi LC resident 2004 present A2
Andaman Boobook Ninox affinis LC resident 2004 present A2
Andaman Scops-owl Otus balli LC resident 2004 present A2
Andaman Serpent-eagle Spilornis elgini VU resident 2004 present A2
Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei VU resident 2004 present A2
Andaman Drongo Dicrurus andamanensis LC resident 2004 present A2
Andaman Treepie Dendrocitta bayleii VU resident 2004 present A2
White-headed Starling Sturnia erythropygia LC resident 2004 present A2

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2003 medium not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
South Sentinel Island Sanctuary 161 protected area contained by site 161

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North and South Sentinel. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.