Botanic Park and Salina Reserve

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
West Indian Whistling-duck Dendrocygna arborea NT breeding 2005 10 breeding pairs A1
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2007 unknown A1
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala NT breeding 2005 10 breeding pairs A1
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2005 unknown A2
Yucatan Vireo Vireo magister LC breeding 2005 unknown A2
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris LC breeding 2005 unknown A2
Vitelline Warbler Setophaga vitellina NT breeding 2005 unknown A1, 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Salina Reserve Salina Reserve 9 protected area overlaps with site 257
Q.E. II Botanic Park Q.E. II Botanic Park 25 protected area contained by site 0
Colliers Bay Pond Animal Sanctuary Animal Sanctuary 27 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Shrubland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban parks & gardens -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Botanic Park and Salina Reserve. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.