|Central coordinates||44o 46.75' West 60o 45.28' South|
|Altitude||0 - 250m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2015|
Site description Cape Davidson is located on the southwest coast of Laurie Island. The IBA comprises a small (2.8 ha) rocky islet lying ~1 km offshore from Cape Davidson.
Information on the environment at the site is not available. The nearest research station is Orcadas (Argentina) which is located 5 km to the east of the IBA. See IBA Ant080 for information on this station.
Key Biodiversity Approximately 225 pairs Imperial Shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps) were breeding on the islet in 1983 (Poncet & Poncet, unpublished data).
Non-bird biodiversity: None known.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Imperial Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps||breeding||1983||225 breeding pairs||medium||A4i||Least Concern|
Protection status None
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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Islet southwest of Cape Davidson, Laurie Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2016
To provide new information to update this factsheet or to correct any errors, please email BirdLife