Little Tobago Island - Marine


Country/territory: Trinidad and Tobago

IBA Criteria met: -
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Area: 2,559 ha

Protection status:


Site description
This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies. It originates from the Trinidad and Tobago Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and falls within the Atlantic, Western Central FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 26 km2 and borders the coastline. The depth ranges from 21 to 185 m.

Key biodiversity
1 species triggers IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around breeding colony; Little Tobago Island include key near-colony areas for breeding populations of Red-billed Tropicbird (LC) 150-150 individuals.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Little Tobago Island - Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020.