|Central coordinates||62o 57.35' West 64o 29.61' South|
|Altitude||0 - 250m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2015|
Site description A large colony of Imperial Shags is located on a small islet ~1.5 km east of Guépratte Island, Fournier Bay, ~1 km north of Parker Peninsula on the northeastern coast of Anvers Island. The IBA extent is defined by the coastline of the islet on which the birds breed.
The nearest scientific station is Melchior (Argentina), located on Melchior Island ~20 km to the north of Ant019.
Key Biodiversity Approximately 220 breeding pairs of Imperial Shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps) were recorded at this site in 1987 (Poncet & Poncet, unpublished data).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||1987||220 breeding pairs||medium||A4i||Least Concern|
Protection status None
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Islet east of Guépratte Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/08/2016
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