Cove Pond

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2013

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2007 1 individuals A2
Least Tern Sternula antillarum LC breeding 2007 34 breeding pairs B4i
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC non-breeding 2012 1-21 individuals B4i
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis LC resident 2013 1 individuals 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.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes & pools -
Forest Mangrove -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban parks & gardens -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Land ownership

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cove Pond. Downloaded from on 18/01/2022.