St Lucy Shooting Swamps

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
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus LC resident 2007 unknown A2
American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica LC winter 1991 4,050-9,000 individuals A4i
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos LC winter 1991 6,600 individuals A4i
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes LC winter 1991 13,200 individuals A4i
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca LC winter 1991 2,550 individuals A4i
Barbados Bullfinch Loxigilla barbadensis LC resident 2007 unknown A2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2007 20,000 individuals A4iii

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) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
rangeland/pastureland -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: St Lucy Shooting Swamps. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023.