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Cooper's Island and Castle Islands


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
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus LC breeding 2005 700 breeding pairs A4ii
Bermuda Petrel Pterodroma cahow EN breeding 2007 80 breeding pairs A1, A4ii

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)
Clearwater Beach National Park Park 0 protected area contained by site 15
Castle Harbour Islands Nature Reserve 30 protected area contained by site 13

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea -
Coastline -
Shrubland -
Desert -
Forest Mangrove -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cooper's Island and Castle Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/05/2022.