Raccoon Island

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2011 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC - - present A4i
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla LC resident - present A4i

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Raccoon Island. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/raccoon-island-iba-usa on 26/09/2023.