Parc National de la Langue de Barbarie

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2019

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor NT non-breeding 2014-2017 54 individuals B1a
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC winter 2014-2017 102-194 individuals B3a
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC non-breeding 2014-2017 290-477 individuals B3a
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT winter 2014-2017 130-302 individuals B1a
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT winter 2014-2017 30 individuals B1a
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT winter 2014-2017 207-478 individuals B1a
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea NT winter 2014-2017 51 individuals B1a
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei LC non-breeding 2014-2017 459-693 individuals B3a
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus LC non-breeding 2014-2017 3,701-5,167 individuals B3a

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)
Saint-Louis Marine Protected Area 49,562 protected area overlaps with site 0
Langue de Barbarie National Park 2,000 protected area overlaps with site 2,000
Foret de Leybar Forest Reserve 273 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parc National de la Langue de Barbarie. Downloaded from on 27/10/2021.