It is estimated that over 100 million individual seabirds are based on South Georgia, a UK Overseas Territory in the Southern Ocean. That sounds to me like a pretty important Important Bird Area. Yet that staggering total, while enough to get any decent birder or ornithologist salivating wildly, is probably substantially below the numbers that would have existed before man intervened.

Volume: 
Issue 3
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116
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South Georgia – a very Important Bird Area

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