Signy Island - Marine

Country/territory: Antarctica

IBA criteria met: A4iii (2017)
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Area: 496,000 ha

Site summary
Marine area intensively used as foraging grounds by penguins breeding in Signy Island. Site identified based on tracking data, by applying the method described in Lascelles et al. (2016). Tracking data collected for Chinstrap, Gentoo and Adélie penguins during different stages of the breeding period (incubation and brood-guard) 

Tracking data provided by A. Takahashi, F. Manco, H. Clewlow, M. Dunn, N. Ratcliffe and P. Trathan; analyses carried out with the support of the PEW Charitable Trusts

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Signy Island - Marine. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.