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Location Anguilla (to UK)
Central coordinates 62o 59.10' West  18o 14.50' North
IBA criteria A2, B4i
Area 191 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2013

Site description 

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Tern Sterna hirundo non-breeding  2007  max 4 individuals  good  B4i  Least Concern 
Least Tern Sterna antillarum breeding  2009  max 84 individuals  good  B4i  Least Concern 
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus resident  2007  A2  Least Concern 
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica resident  2007  A2  Least Concern 
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus resident  2013  1 individuals  medium  A2  Least Concern 
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis resident  2013  1 individuals  medium  A2  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Arid lowland scrub  minor
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes & pools  major
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches  minor

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport major
nature conservation and research major
Notes: Bird Monitoring

Other biodiversity The ground lizard (Ameiva plei) is found throughout the limestone pavement.


Further web sources of information 

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Grey Pond. Downloaded from on 24/04/2014

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