GP002
Forestry massif of Basse-Terre island


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
Bridled Quail-dove Geotrygon mystacea LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Swift Chaetura martinica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Guadeloupe Woodpecker Melanerpes herminieri LC resident 2007 7,500-10,330 breeding pairs A1, A2
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Flycatcher Myiarchus oberi LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Brown Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Forest Thrush Turdus lherminieri NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Lesser Antillean Euphonia Euphonia flavifrons LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Plumbeous Warbler Setophaga plumbea LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Saltator Saltator albicollis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Guadeloupe [aire d'adhésion] Parc national, aire d'adhésion 212,463 protected area overlaps with site 0
Guadeloupe Specially Protected Area (Cartagena Convention) 246,430 protected area contains site 0
Guadeloupe Parc national, zone cœur 22,062 protected area overlaps with site 17,300
Archipel de la Guadeloupe UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 69,707 protected area contains site 38,705

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Forestry massif of Basse-Terre island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2022.