Mira Por Vos

Country/territory: Bahamas

IBA Criteria met: B4ii (2007)
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Area: 2,167 ha

Protection status:

Bahamas National Trust

Site description
Mira Por Vos site is made up of rocky islands and shoals covering forty square miles. It is located nine miles west of Salina Point, Acklins. Mira Por Vos loosely translates into Watch Out! and the coastline lives up to its name.

Key biodiversity
This site provide nesting habitat for Audubon's Shearwater, Sooty Terns, Bridled Terns and Brown Noddies. North Rock is one of the few Brown Booby nesting sites in the Bahamas. Flamingos and Reddish Egrets have been seen at a pond on South Cay.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mira Por Vos. Downloaded from on 18/01/2021.