VC013
Mustique Island


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Lesser Antillean Swift Chaetura martinica LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis LC breeding 2007 < 50 individuals B4i
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC breeding 2006 50-100 individuals B4i
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus LC breeding 2006 50-100 individuals B4i
Grenada Flycatcher Myiarchus nugator LC resident 2006 unknown A2
St Vincent Tanager Tangara versicolor LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis LC resident 2006 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mustique Protected lanscape / Seascape 59,293 protected area contained by site 0
Mustique Marine Reserve 65,285 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland Second-growth or disturbed scrub -
Forest Mangrove -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mustique Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.