MQ002
Pitons du Carbet


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
Bridled Quail-dove Geotrygon mystacea LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Swift Chaetura martinica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Blue-headed Hummingbird Cyanophaia bicolor LC resident 1996 69,580 individuals A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Flycatcher Myiarchus oberi LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris LC resident 1996 18,637 individuals A2
Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca LC resident 1996 94,430 individuals A2
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Brown Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Grey Trembler Cinclocerthia gutturalis LC resident 1996 8,697 individuals A2
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis LC resident 1996 48,457 individuals A2
Lesser Antillean Euphonia Euphonia flavifrons LC resident 1996 29,820 individuals A2
Martinique Oriole Icterus bonana VU resident 1996 23,607 individuals A1, A2
Lesser Antillean Saltator Saltator albicollis LC resident 1996 27,335 individuals A2
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis LC resident 1996 232,347 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)
Martinique Parc naturel régional 73,906 protected area contains site 12,423
Martinique Marine Nature Park 4,842,514 protected area contains site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pitons du Carbet. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2022.