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Santuario de Fauna y Flora Malpelo


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
Nazca Booby Sula granti LC resident 2007 60,000-110,000 individuals A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 2007-2008 50,000-99,999 individuals A4iii

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)
Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary World Heritage Site 857,500 protected area contains site 1,050
Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary 974,474 protected area contains site 1,050


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Santuario de Fauna y Flora Malpelo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/10/2017.