BS014
Harrold and Wilson Ponds National Park


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
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2005 < 50 individuals A1
Bahama Hummingbird Nesophlox evelynae LC resident 2005 < 50 individuals A2
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla LC resident 2005 250-999 individuals A4i
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica LC breeding 2005 < 50 individuals B4i
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus LC breeding 2005 < 50 individuals B4i
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris LC resident 2005 < 50 individuals A2
Bahama Swallow Tachycineta cyaneoviridis EN resident 2005 50-249 individuals A1, 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Harrold and Wilson National Park 100 is identical to site 0
Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park Ecological Reserve 96 protected area overlaps with site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
BNT Ornithology Group 0
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
Forest Mangrove -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Harrold and Wilson Ponds National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2021.