Stafford Creek to Andros Town, Bahamas
KBA status: confirmed
Rationale for qualifying as KBA: This site was originally confirmed as a KBA as four bird species (Bahama Yellowthroat, Bahama Oriole, Bahama Mockingbird, and Bahama Swallow) trigger criteria A1a and B2. Recent data from multi-year censuses across the Bahamas indicates that Stafford Creek to Andros Town also supports wintering aggregations of Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) that meet the threshold of criterion D1a.
Stafford Creek to Andros Town embraces a large tract of land extending along the north-east coast of Central Andros from the settlements of Stafford Creek in the north, through Staniard Creek and Coakley Town to Andros Town (also known as Fresh Creek) in the south. It encompasses the sandy beach flats, Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) forest, broadleaf coppice, wetland, and inland blue holes. The area is used for large scale domestic and commercial agriculture; fly, sport, commercial fishing; ecotourism, general tourism, and research.
|IUCN Habitat||Coverage level||Coverage %||Habitat detail|
|5. Wetlands (inland)||-||-||-|
|Threat level 1||Threat level 2||Threat level 3||Timing||Scope||Severity||Impact|
|8 Invasive & other problematic species, genes & diseases||2.1 Annual & perennial non-timber crops||NULL||NULL||NULL||NULL|