BB003
Graeme Hall Swamp


Country/territory: Barbados

IBA Criteria met: A2, A4i (2007)
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Area: 33 ha

Protection status:


Site description
Graeme Hall Swamp N 13 degrees 04' 18.13' W 59 degrees 34' 36.42" (site centre from Google Earth) is 33 hectares in extent.

Key biodiversity
GHS is the only documented nesting location for Little Egret in the Western Hemisphere. The mangroves and environs of the swamp harbour the highest density of Golden Warbler on the island. Three other restricted range Antillean species also occur. As permanent wetland, crucial to resident waterbirds and haven for migrants and vagrants. (See checklist).

Non-bird biodiversity: Not applicable.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Graeme Hall Swamp. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/08/2019.