Klein Bonaire, Bonaire

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
Bare-eyed Pigeon Patagioenas corensis LC resident 2007 8 individuals A3
Least Tern Sternula antillarum LC breeding 2002 100 individuals B4i
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2007 6 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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Klein Bonaire Island & adjacent sea Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 600 protected area contained by site 1,810
Bonaire National Marine Park 2,700 protected area overlaps with site 1,810


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Intertidal mud, sand & salt flats -
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Klein Bonaire, Bonaire. Downloaded from on 24/01/2021.