Vostok Island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor LC breeding 1990 4,500 individuals 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vostock Island Wildlife Sanctuary 24 is identical to site 35

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vostok Island. Downloaded from on 23/09/2021.