PR020
Vieques


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bridled Quail-dove Geotrygon mystacea LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Pelecanus occidentalis NR breeding 2000 100 breeding pairs B4i
Puerto Rican Screech-owl Megascops nudipes LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Woodpecker Melanerpes portoricensis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Puerto Rican Flycatcher Myiarchus antillarum LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Adelaide's Warbler Setophaga adelaidae LC resident 2007 unknown A2

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)
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge 7,325 protected area contained by site 0
Refugio de Vida Silvestre Cerro El Buey Wildlife Refuge 0 protected area contained by site 0
Refugio de Vida Silvestre Cerro del Buey Wildlife Refuge 0 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Coastline -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Sea -
Wetlands (inland) -
Grassland -
Introduced vegetation -
Forest Mangrove -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vieques. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2020.