VI003
John Brewer's Bay


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
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2006 20 individuals A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2006 20 individuals A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 2006 12 individuals A2

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


Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub -
Marine Neritic -
Forest Mangrove -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: John Brewer's Bay. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/john-brewers-bay-iba-virgin-islands-(to-usa) on 28/02/2024.