Péninsule Courbet

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Southern Pintail Anas eatoni VU breeding 1989 5,000 breeding pairs A1, A2, A4i
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus LC breeding 1989 172,400 breeding pairs A4ii
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua LC breeding 1989 8,800 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus VU breeding 1989 336,000 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans VU breeding 1989 300 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Northern Giant Petrel Macronectes halli LC breeding 1989 700-800 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Kerguelen Tern Sterna virgata NT breeding - present A1

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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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Péninsule Courbet. Downloaded from on 08/12/2019.