GF001
Amana


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Green Ibis Mesembrinibis cayennensis LC resident 2005 250-999 individuals A4i
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber LC resident 2005 1,000-2,499 individuals A4i
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC non-breeding 2005 1,000-2,499 individuals A4i
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus LC non-breeding 2005 1,000-2,499 individuals A4i
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris LC non-breeding 2005 50-249 individuals A4i
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT non-breeding 2005 250-999 individuals A4i
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla LC non-breeding 2005 2,500-9,999 individuals A4i
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla NT non-breeding 2005 20,000-49,999 individuals A4i
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus LC non-breeding 2005 1,000-2,499 individuals A4i
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius LC non-breeding 2005 1,000-2,499 individuals A4i
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria LC non-breeding 2005 1,000-2,499 individuals A4i
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes LC non-breeding 2005 2,500-9,999 individuals A4i
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca LC non-breeding 2005 250-999 individuals A4i
Least Tern Sternula antillarum LC non-breeding 2005 250-999 individuals A4i
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris LC breeding 2005 250-999 individuals A4i
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC breeding 2005 1,000-2,499 individuals A4i
Rufous Crab-hawk Buteogallus aequinoctialis NT resident - present A2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2005 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Sables blancs de Mana Arrêté de protection de biotope 29,182 protected area overlaps with site 0
POINTE ISERE – SAVANE SARCELLE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 465 protected area contained by site 0
L'Amana Réserve naturelle nationale 14,800 protected area overlaps with site 0
KANAWA Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 1,128 protected area overlaps with site 0
Guyane Parc naturel régional 622,851 protected area overlaps with site 0
CRIQUE ET PRIPRI YIYI Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 26,985 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Basse-Mana Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 59,000 protected area contains site 59,000

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Amana. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/amana-iba-french-guiana on 22/02/2024.