Parque Nacional Natural Gorgona

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis LC resident 2003 5,200 individuals A4i
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens LC resident 2003 3,315 individuals A4ii
Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii LC breeding 2003 13,000 individuals A4ii

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Gorgona Parque Nacional Natural 61,688 protected area contains site 1,195


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parque Nacional Natural Gorgona. Downloaded from on 09/08/2020.