Arquipélago dos Bijagós IBA

Area:469,500 acres (190,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A4i, A4iii
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Köppen climate classification:Aw (Climate: equatorial; Precipitation: winter dry)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Ardea alba (Great Egret)A4i
Ardeola ralloides (Squacco Heron)A4i
Arenaria interpres (Ruddy Turnstone)A4i
Bubulcus ibis (Cattle Egret)A4i
Calidris alba (Sanderling)A4i
Calidris canutus (Red Knot)A4i
Calidris ferruginea (Curlew Sandpiper)A4i
Calidris minuta (Little Stint)A4i
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)A4i
Charadrius hiaticula (Common Ringed Plover)A4i
Chlidonias niger (Black Tern)A4i
Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus (Grey-hooded Gull)A4i
Chroicocephalus genei (Slender-billed Gull)A4i
Egretta ardesiaca (Black Heron)A4i
Egretta garzetta (Little Egret)A4i
Egretta gularis (Western Reef-Heron)A4i
Gelochelidon nilotica (Gull-billed Tern)A4i
Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian Tern)A4i
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)A4i
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)A4i
Numenius phaeopus (Whimbrel)A4i
Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-crowned Night-Heron)A4i
Platalea alba (African Spoonbill)A4i
Pluvialis squatarola (Grey Plover)A4i
Thalasseus maximus (Royal Tern)A4i
Threskiornis aethiopicus (Sacred Ibis)A4i
Tringa totanus (Common Redshank)A4i

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263