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Great Salt Pond, Sint Maarten


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
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla LC resident 2001-2006 5,800 individuals A4i

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


Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Great Salt Pond, Sint Maarten. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/great-salt-pond-sint-maarten-iba-sint-maarten-(to-netherlands) on 23/09/2023.