This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies. It originates from the Senegal Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and falls within the Atlantic, Eastern Central FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 4 km2 and borders the coastline. The depth ranges from 15 to 19 m.
1 species triggers IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around breeding colony; Parc National des Iles de la Madeleine include key near-colony areas for breeding populations of Red-billed Tropicbird (LC) 180-180 individuals.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parc National des Iles de la Madeleine - marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2019.