Ravine de la Grande Chaloupe

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Mascarene Swiftlet Aerodramus francicus NT resident 1998 present A1, A2
Circus maillardi NR resident 1997 5-10 breeding pairs A1
Mascarene Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis LC resident 1998 present A2
Reunion Bulbul Hypsipetes borbonicus NT resident 1998 present A2
Reunion Olive White-eye Zosterops olivaceus LC resident 1998 present A2
Reunion Grey White-eye Zosterops borbonicus LC resident 1998 present A2
Reunion Stonechat Saxicola tectes LC resident 1998 present 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)
Réunion [aire d'adhésion] Parc national, aire d'adhésion 52,787 protected area overlaps with site 0
Réunion Parc national, zone cœur 105,515 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 105,838 protected area overlaps with site 14
Grande Chaloupe Littoral Conservation Area 258 protected area contained by site 258

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ravine de la Grande Chaloupe. Downloaded from on 03/08/2020.