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Location Nicaragua, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur (RAAS)
Central coordinates 83o 42.50' West  11o 30.70' North
IBA criteria A4ii
Area 649 ha
Altitude 0 - 50m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Site description Conjunto de Islas en el mar caribe en la RAAS, frente a la reserva Cerro Silva. No tiene ningun estaus de proteccion.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens breeding  1999  1,000 breeding pairs  good  A4ii  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Rocky areas Rocky flats & barrens  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
other -

References Lezama, M. 1999. Avifauna ligada a humedales y zonas marino costeras del Caribe sur nicaragüense, ENCUENTRO/XXXI/No 51.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Booby Cay Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/07/2014

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