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Location Antarctica
Central coordinates 65o 40.00' West  65o 50.00' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 500 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2011





Site description A small uncharted islet is located ~700 m south of Bates Island, Biscoe Islands, ~20 km off the Graham Coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. The IBA is defined as a circular area of 500 ha centered on the approximate position of this islet. The site is 12 km southwest from Ant006 Island north of Dodman Island.

Information on the environment of this site is not available. The nearest scientific station is Vernadsky (Uruguay), 97 km to the northeast.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Phalacrocorax atriceps breeding  1986  150 breeding pairs  A4i  Not Recognised 

Other biodiversity None known.

Protection status None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Islet south of Bates Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2014

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