|Location||Bahamas, New Providence|
|Central coordinates||77o 11.25' West 25o 5.16' North|
|IBA criteria||A4i, B4i|
|Year of IBA assessment||2007|
Site description Booby Island is a long narrow rocky uninhabited area located northeast of Rose Island, in the New Providence vicinity. This island is almost completed
Key Biodiversity Brown Boobies is reported to nest at this site. During early September 2007 members of the Ornithology Group took a boat trip to Booby Island, we saw five juvenile Brown Boobies, American Oystercatchers, Ruddy Turnstones, Spotted Sandpipers,Laughing Gulls, Ospreys, Brown Noddies, Roseate, Sooty and Least Terns. There were also Yellow-crowned Night Herons and Green Herons.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Laughing Gull Larus atricilla||breeding||2005||50-249 individuals||poor||B4i||Least Concern|
|Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii||breeding||2005||50-249 individuals||poor||A4i||Least Concern|
|Least Tern Sternula antillarum||breeding||2005||50-249 individuals||poor||B4i||Least Concern|
|Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus||breeding||2005||50-249 individuals||poor||B4i||Least Concern|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Booby Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2014
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