Talan Island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla VU breeding 2007 min 100,000 individuals A4i
Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata LC breeding 2008 min 103,000 individuals A4ii
Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata LC breeding 2008 min 112,500 individuals A4ii
Parakeet Auklet Aethia psittacula LC breeding 2004 present A4ii
Crested Auklet Aethia cristatella LC breeding 2008 260,000-300,000 individuals A4ii
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus LC breeding 2004 present A4ii
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus VU breeding 2004 present A1
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 2004 min 10,000 breeding pairs A4iii
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2004 min 20,000 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ostrov Talan Nature Monument (Federal) 32 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Inland cliffs and rocky slopes -
Grassland Alpine and subalpine grassland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Talan Island. Downloaded from on 06/10/2022.