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Location Chile, Región de Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena
Central coordinates 69o 1.20' West  54o 27.01' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 9,169 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2010

Comité Nacional Pro Defensa de la Flora y Fauna (Affiliate)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris breeding  2007  40-50 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2015 not assessed near favourable low
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Marine Coastal/Supratidal   2500 2500 100 moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Marine Neritic (Nearshore Shelf)   6700 6700 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Neritic (Nearshore Shelf)   -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Islote Albatros - Seno Almirantazgo. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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