GD002
Perseverance


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2007 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Grenada Dove Leptotila wellsi CR resident 2007 3 breeding pairs A1, A2
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2008 unknown A2
Grenada Flycatcher Myiarchus nugator LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Grenada Tanager Tangara cucullata LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis LC resident 2006 unknown A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2007).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Perseverance Protected Area (Dove Sanctuary) Protected Site 60 is identical to site 0
Perseverance Designated Protected Area 133 protected area contains site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Shrubland -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
rangeland/pastureland -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Perseverance. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/perseverance-iba-grenada on 27/02/2024.