Central Mangrove Wetland

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 1,500 individuals A1, A4i
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT resident 2007 unknown A1
Least Tern Sternula antillarum LC breeding 2005 55 breeding pairs B4i
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala NT breeding 2005 253-379 individuals A1

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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
North Sound Replenishment Zone Replenishment Zone 3,057 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Meagre Bay Pond Animal Sanctuary Animal Sanctuary 73 protected area overlaps with site 0
Environmental Zone Environmental Zone 1,701 protected area overlaps with site 0
Central Mangrove Wetland Central Mangrove Wetland 58 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Forest Mangrove -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
water management -
tourism/recreation -
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Mangrove Wetland. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.