GF002
Littoral


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber LC resident 2005 5,000-10,000 individuals A4i
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC non-breeding 2005 5,000-10,000 individuals A4i
American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica LC non-breeding 2005 5,000-10,000 individuals A4i
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus LC non-breeding 2005 10,000-25,000 individuals A4i
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC non-breeding 2005 7,000-10,000 individuals A4i
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres LC non-breeding 2005 1,000-5,000 individuals A4i
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla LC non-breeding 2005 10,000-25,000 individuals A4i
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla NT non-breeding 2005 100,000-1,000,000 individuals A4i
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus LC non-breeding 2005 5,000-10,000 individuals A4i
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius LC non-breeding 2005 1,000-5,000 individuals A4i
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria LC non-breeding 2005 1,000-5,000 individuals A4i
Willet Tringa semipalmata LC non-breeding 2005 1,000-5,000 individuals A4i
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes LC non-breeding 2005 10,000-25,000 individuals A4i
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca LC non-breeding 2005 10,000-25,000 individuals A4i
Least Tern Sternula antillarum LC unknown 2005 2,500-9,999 individuals A4i
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris LC breeding 2005 25,000-100,000 individuals A4i
Rufous Crab-hawk Buteogallus aequinoctialis NT resident - present A2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2005 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iii

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)
SAVANES ET MARAIS DE MACOURIA Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 4,641 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sables blancs de Mana Arrêté de protection de biotope 29,182 protected area is adjacent to site 0
POINTE LIBERTE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 82 protected area overlaps with site 0
Piste de L'Anse Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 1,735 protected area overlaps with site 0
L'Amana Réserve naturelle nationale 14,800 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Guyane Parc naturel régional 622,851 protected area overlaps with site 0
Estuaire du fleuve Sinnamary Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 28,400 protected area overlaps with site 0
CRIQUE ET PRIPRI YIYI Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 26,985 protected area overlaps with site 0
Basse-Mana Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 59,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Littoral. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/10/2020.