Cauls Pond

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2013 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-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2013 present A2
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis LC resident 2011 max 64 individuals B4i
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla LC passage 2008 max 177 individuals B4i
Least Tern Sternula antillarum LC breeding 2009 max 323 individuals B4i
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2013 present A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 2013 present A2
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis LC resident 2013 present A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2013).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -

Land ownership

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cauls Pond. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.