South Sandwich Islands Marine North

Country/territory: South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands

IBA criteria met: A1, A4ii (2018)
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Area: 3,244,101 ha

Site summary
This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies for Chinstrap Penguin. Colonies: Zavodovski, Visokoi, Candlemas, Vindication, and Saunders Islands (South Sandwich Islands).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: South Sandwich Islands Marine North. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.