GP005
Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin's eastern coastline


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2007 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Bridled Quail-dove Geotrygon mystacea LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Guadeloupe Woodpecker Melanerpes herminieri LC resident 2007 770 breeding pairs A1, A2
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Brown Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Forest Thrush Turdus lherminieri NT resident 2007 unknown A1, A2
Plumbeous Warbler Setophaga plumbea LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Saltator Saltator albicollis LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis LC resident 2006 unknown A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2007).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
RIVIERE SALEE - GOLCONDE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 1,005 protected area is adjacent to site 0
PERRIN - GRESSIER - BABIN Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 474 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marais de Port-Louis Littoral Conservation Area 156 protected area contained by site 156
MANGROVE DE VIEUX BOURG A PETIT CANAL Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 1,281 protected area overlaps with site 0
MANGROVE DE PETIT CANAL A PORT LOUIS Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 452 protected area overlaps with site 0
Guadeloupe [aire d'adhésion] Parc national, aire d'adhésion 212,463 protected area contains site 0
Guadeloupe Parc national, zone cœur 22,062 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Guadeloupe Specially Protected Area (Cartagena Convention) 246,430 protected area contains site 0
Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin de la Guadeloupe Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 29,500 protected area overlaps with site 2,785
Grand Cul de Sac Marin National Nature Reserve 3,706 protected area overlaps with site 0
Etangs des Salines Specially Protected Area (Cartagena Convention) 9,800 protected area overlaps with site 0
Archipel de la Guadeloupe UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 69,707 protected area contains site 2,785
Agoa Specially Protected Area (Cartagena Convention) 14,325,635 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin's eastern coastline. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/grand-cul-de-sac-marins-eastern-coastline-iba-guadeloupe-(to-france) on 04/03/2024.