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Location French Guiana, Kourou
Central coordinates 52o 41.13' West  5o 11.85' North
IBA criteria A2, A4i, A4iii
Area 0 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber resident  2005  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Rufous Crab-hawk Buteogallus aequinoctialis resident  unknown  A2  Near Threatened 
American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica non-breeding  2005  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola non-breeding  2005  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus non-breeding  2005  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes non-breeding  2005  2,500-9,999 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus non-breeding  2005  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus non-breeding  2005  250-999 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca non-breeding  2005  250-999 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria non-breeding  2005  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius non-breeding  2005  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Willet Tringa semipalmata non-breeding  2005  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres non-breeding  2005  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla non-breeding  2005  20,000-49,999 individuals  poor  A4i  Near Threatened 
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla non-breeding  2005  2,500-9,999 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Least Tern Sternula antillarum unknown  2005  250-999 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris unknown  2005  250-999 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds non-breeding  2005  20,000-49,999 individuals  poor  A4iii   

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Littoral Kourou. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2014

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