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Location Barbados, St. Philip
Central coordinates 59o 27.15' West  13o 10.01' North
IBA criteria A2, B4i
Area 1 ha
Altitude 37 - 39m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description Small (ca. 1/3 acre) permanent pond at N 13 degrees 10' 00.95" W 59 degrees 27' 09.01" is situated in the village of Bayfield.

Key Biodiversity Evidently this pond is of importance to the dry season survival of Masked Duck

Non-bird biodiversity: Not applicable.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Masked Duck Nomonyx dominicus resident  2006  30 individuals  poor  B4i  Least Concern 
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus resident  2007  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus resident  2007  unknown  A2  Least Concern 
Loxigilla noctis resident  2007  unknown  A2  Not Recognised 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   major

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport major
Notes: Itseems that is a pond in the middle of a residential development.

Protection status Not applicable.

Further web sources of information 

Site profile from Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean: key sites for conservation (BirdLife International 2008)

References Emerson Haynes, resident of Bayfield

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Bayfield Pond. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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