This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies. It originates from the Venezuela Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and falls within the Atlantic, Western Central FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 1130 km2 and borders the coastline. The depth ranges from 0 to 1 m and mean annual sea surface temperature falls between 26.55 and 28.01 °C.
1 species triggers IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around breeding colony; Pedernales-Capure include key near-colony areas for breeding populations of Sandwich Tern (LC).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pedernales-Capure - Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/07/2020.