BS029
Southern Great Lake


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
Bahama Hummingbird Nesophlox evelynae LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla LC breeding 2006 50-249 breeding pairs A4i
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica LC breeding 2006 5 breeding pairs B4i
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii LC resident 2007 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 medium not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Great Lake Protected Area 0 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southern Great Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2021.