Belize Off-shore and Barrier Islands IBA

Area:3,013,873 acres (1,219,671 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A2, A4i, A4ii
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Af (Climate: equatorial; Precipitation: fully humid)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron) 
Caprimulgus badius (Yucatan Nightjar) 
Cochlearius cochlearius (Boat-billed Heron) 
Laterallus ruber (Ruddy Crake) 
Melanoptila glabrirostris (Black Catbird)A1, A2
Nyctanassa violacea (Yellow-crowned Night-Heron) 
Ortalis vetula (Plain Chachalaca) 
Patagioenas leucocephala (White-crowned Pigeon)A1
Setophaga cerulea (Cerulean Warbler)A1
Sporophila torqueola (White-collared Seedeater) 
Sterna dougallii (Roseate Tern)A4i
Sula sula (Red-footed Booby)A4ii
Vermivora chrysoptera (Golden-winged Warbler)A1
Vireo magister (Yucatan Vireo)A2

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263