South Tarpum Bay

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 250-999 individuals A1
Bahama Hummingbird Nesophlox evelynae LC resident 2005 < 50 individuals A2
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris LC resident 2005 250-999 individuals A2
Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii LC breeding 2005 50-249 individuals A2
Bahama Yellowthroat Geothlypis rostrata LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii NT winter 2003-2004 60 individuals A1

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Big Darby Island Wild Bird Reserve 202 is identical to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Coastline -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: South Tarpum Bay. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.