|Central coordinates||68o 42.00' West 67o 45.00' South|
|Altitude||0 - 250m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2011|
Site description Ginger Islands are a small archipelago located in Marguerite Bay, approximately 0.5 km southeast of Adelaide Island, on the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula. This IBA comprises the island group and the intervening marine area.
Detailed information on the environment of the Ginger Islands is not available, and meteorological records do not exist for the site. However, at Teniente Luis Carvajal Station, located ~10 km to the southwest, the mean daily maximum temperature was 3ºC in February for the period 1962-74, whilst the mean daily minimum temperature was –8ºC in August for the same period. Most snowfall occurs between August and October, with light precipitation occurring through the austral summer.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Phalacrocorax atriceps||breeding||1985||275 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: Ginger Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/10/2014
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