McKinnons Salt Pond

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
West Indian Whistling-duck Dendrocygna arborea NT resident 2006 74 individuals A1
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC resident 2008 3 breeding pairs A4i
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis LC resident 2007 110 individuals B4i
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla LC resident 2007 800 individuals A4i
Least Tern Sternula antillarum LC breeding 2007 500 individuals B4i

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland Scrub -
Forest Mangrove -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: McKinnons Salt Pond. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.