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Cayman Islands (secondary area)
Country/Territory Cayman Islands (to UK)
Habitat loss

General characteristics 

The three Cayman Islands-Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac-a dependent territory of the UK, lie at the extreme north-west end of the Caribbean island chain, 208

Species IUCN Category
Thick-billed Vireo (Vireo crassirostris)  LC 
Yucatan Vireo (Vireo magister)  LC 
Vitelline Warbler (Dendroica vitellina)  NT 
Jamaican Oriole (Icterus leucopteryx)  LC 

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

IBA Code Site Name Country
KY001  Central Mangrove Wetland  Cayman Islands (to UK) 
KY002  Mastic Reserve  Cayman Islands (to UK) 
KY003  Botanic Park and Salina Reserve  Cayman Islands (to UK) 
KY004  Frank Sound Forest  Cayman Islands (to UK) 
KY005  Franklin's Forest  Cayman Islands (to UK) 
KY006  Eastern Dry Forest  Cayman Islands (to UK) 
KY007  Booby Pond Nature Reserve  Cayman Islands (to UK) 
KY008  Sparrowhawk Hill  Cayman Islands (to UK) 
KY009  Crown Wetlands  Cayman Islands (to UK) 
KY010  Bluff Forest  Cayman Islands (to UK) 

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Endemic Bird Area factsheet: Cayman Islands. Downloaded from on 20/10/2016

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