Middle Caicos Forest

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 2005 unknown A1
Bahama Hummingbird Nesophlox evelynae LC resident 2006 400 individuals A2
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris LC resident 2006 6,700 individuals A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 2005 unknown A2
Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii LC resident 2006 200 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
North, Middle and East Caicos Nature Reserve 54,400 protected area overlaps with site 0
North, Middle & East Caicos Islands Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 58,617 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland -
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Middle Caicos Forest. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.