Merrywing Pond System facts for kids
The IBA comprises five small ponds and their associated vegetation, with a total area of about 9 ha, on the Cuisinart Golf Course, near the south-western end of the main island, next to Rendezvous and Merrywing Bays. Two of the ponds are artificial, and are used as freshwater reservoirs for irrigation; the other three are natural and brackish, receiving both freshwater runoff from rainfall and seawater seepage from the bays. The site is vegetated with a mix of native and exotic ornamental plants.
The IBA was identified as such by BirdLife International because it supports populations of green-throated caribs, Caribbean elaenias and Lesser Antillean bullfinches.
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