VI009
Great Pond


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
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2002-2007 100-175 individuals A1
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2002-2007 2-4 individuals A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2002-2007 2 individuals A2
Least Tern Sternula antillarum LC breeding 2002-2007 210-275 individuals B4i
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2002-2007 1-4 individuals 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
St. Croix East End Marine Park Marine Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary 15,539 protected area contains site 0
Caribbean Barrier Resource System Marine Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary 0 protected area contains site 0
Area of Particular Concern Marine Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary 0 protected area contains site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
Introduced vegetation -
Forest Mangrove -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Great Pond. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2020.