email a friend
printable version
Location USA, Louisiana
Central coordinates 88o 56.04' West  29o 46.86' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 145,444 ha
Altitude 0 - 2m
Year of IBA assessment 2009


Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus breeding  2006  1,900 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis breeding  2006  3,700 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove  -

Contribute  Please click here to help BirdLife conserve the world's birds - your data for this IBA and others are vital for helping protect the environment.

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chandeleur Islands (Breton National Wildlife Refuge). Downloaded from on 23/10/2014

To provide new information to update this factsheet or to correct any errors, please email BirdLife