|Location||St Vincent and the Grenadines, The Grenadines|
|Central coordinates||61o 8.44' West 12o 55.97' North|
|IBA criteria||A4i, B4i, B4ii|
|Altitude||0 - 55m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2008|
Site description All Awash Island is located approximately 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) south of the island of Baliceaux, and 3.0 nautical miles (5.6 km) off the north-east of Mustique. As with many other small, uninhabited islands, the vegetation is mainly comprised of degraded and wind-swept Dry Scrub Woodland. Vegetation is particularly sparse along the water’s edge at the north and east. A saddle separates the thicker westerly vegetation from the more sparsely-vegetated eastern sector. The north and east of the island are relatively accessible but thicket on the west may prove a barrier. The use of All Awash by nesting seabirds has attracted annual raids by fishermen, who begin to frequent the site from around April. The waters surrounding the island are also a scuba diving attraction.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens||breeding||2006||250-500 individuals||poor||B4ii||Least Concern|
|Brown Booby Sula leucogaster||breeding||2006||100-250 individuals||poor||B4ii||Least Concern|
|Laughing Gull Larus atricilla||breeding||2006||100-250 individuals||poor||B4i||Least Concern|
|Royal Tern Sterna maxima||breeding||2006||250-500 individuals||poor||B4i||Least Concern|
|Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii||breeding||2006||100-250 individuals||poor||A4i||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|All Awash Island||Wildlife Reserve||0||is identical to site||368|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Shrubland||Second-growth or disturbed scrub||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity Information on the existence and status of endemics or other threatened species is unavailable.
Protection status Wildlife Reserve
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: All Awash Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/12/2013
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