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Location Antarctica
Central coordinates 60o 53.00' West  63o 54.00' South
IBA criteria A4i
Area 50 ha
Altitude 0 - 500m
Year of IBA assessment 2011





Site description Trinity Island lies in Orléans Strait, ~15 km from the Davis Coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. The IBA comprises a rocky headland rising to ~250 m at the southwestern extremity of Trinity Island.

Information on the environment at the site is not available. The nearest permanent scientific facility is Primavera Station (Argentina), located 30 km to the south.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Phalacrocorax atriceps breeding  1986  218 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: Trinity Island southwest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/08/2014

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