Southern Powell Island and adjacent islands

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2015

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus LC breeding 1983 28,100 breeding pairs A4ii
Southern Giant Petrel Macronectes giganteus LC breeding 1982-1983 613 breeding pairs A4ii
Imperial Shag Leucocarbo atriceps LC breeding 1988 144 breeding pairs A4i
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1982-1988 45,607 breeding pairs 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Southern Powell Island and adjacent Islands Specially Protected Area 1,800 protected area contained by site 1,800

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southern Powell Island and adjacent islands. Downloaded from on 25/11/2020.