Booby Cay

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
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster LC breeding 2006 50-249 individuals B4ii

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)
Booby Cay National Park National Park 49 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sand bars, banks & spits, Shingle & stony beaches, Sea cliffs & rocky shores, Intertidal mud, sand & salt flats -
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub, Riparian scrub & thickets -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater marshes & swamps -
Forest Mangrove -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Booby Cay. Downloaded from on 24/06/2022.