Round Island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda LC breeding - 500-700 breeding pairs A4ii
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus LC breeding - 500-1,000 breeding pairs A4ii
Pterodroma arminjoniana NR breeding - 400 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Ardenna pacifica LC breeding - 50,000 breeding pairs A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding - 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ile Ronde (Round Island) Nature Reserve 222 protected area overlaps with site 159

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Round Island. Downloaded from on 04/06/2020.