Volcano area, Ilha do Fogo

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Alexander's Swift Apus alexandri LC resident 1996 present A2
Cape Verde Petrel Pterodroma feae NT breeding 1998 80 breeding pairs A1, A4ii

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)
Bordeira, Chã das Caldeiras e Pico Novo Natural Park 8,468 protected area contained by site 0

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Volcano area, Ilha do Fogo. Downloaded from on 13/04/2021.