IBA criteria met: A4i, B4i (2007)
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Area: 824 ha
Site description (baseline)
Booby Island is a long narrow rocky uninhabited area located northeast of Rose Island, in the New Providence vicinity. This island is almost completed
Brown Boobies is reported to nest at this site. During early September 2007 members of the Ornithology Group took a boat trip to Booby Island, we saw five juvenile Brown Boobies, American Oystercatchers, Ruddy Turnstones, Spotted Sandpipers,Laughing Gulls, Ospreys, Brown Noddies, Roseate, Sooty and Least Terns. There were also Yellow-crowned Night Herons and Green Herons.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Booby Island. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/20657 on 31/05/2023.