This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies. It originates from the Netherlands Antilles Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and falls within the Atlantic, Western Central FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 23 km2 and borders the coastline. The depth ranges from 1 to 312 m.
1 species triggers IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around breeding colony; Boven, Sint Eustatius include key near-colony areas for breeding populations of Red-billed Tropicbird (LC) 140-140 individuals.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Boven, Sint Eustatius - Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020.