MF001
Grand Etang


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
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Least Tern Sternula antillarum LC breeding 2004 82 breeding pairs B4i
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 2006 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis LC resident 2006 unknown 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Saint-Martin Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2,997 protected area overlaps with site 18
GRAND ETANG Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 16 protected area contained by site 0
Étangs lagunaires de Saint-Martin Specially Protected Area (Cartagena Convention) 202 protected area overlaps with site 0
Etangs et mares de Saint-Martin Arrêté de protection de biotope 215 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Grand Etang. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2020.