Red Bays

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2013

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 2006 250-999 individuals A1
Bahama Hummingbird Nesophlox evelynae LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla LC winter 2006 250-999 individuals B4i
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus LC breeding 2006 50-249 individuals B4i
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris LC resident 2006 50-249 individuals A2
Bahama Swallow Tachycineta cyaneoviridis EN resident 2005 50-249 individuals A1, A2
Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii LC resident 2006 50-249 individuals A2
Bahama Oriole Icterus northropi EN resident 2010-2011 present A1, A2
Bahama Yellowthroat Geothlypis rostrata LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Olive-capped Warbler Setophaga pityophila 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


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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Red Bays. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.