Cockroach Island

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Cockroach Island
Coackroach Island, BVI.jpg
Cockroach Island (the small rocks on the left)
Cockroach Island is located in British Virgin Islands
Cockroach Island
Cockroach Island
The location of Cockroach Island within the British Virgin Islands
Cockroach Island is located in Caribbean
Cockroach Island
Cockroach Island
Cockroach Island (Caribbean)
LocationAtlantic Ocean
Coordinates18°29′41″N 64°27′49″W / 18.4947°N 64.4636°W / 18.4947; -64.4636Coordinates: 18°29′41″N 64°27′49″W / 18.4947°N 64.4636°W / 18.4947; -64.4636
ArchipelagoVirgin Islands
British Overseas TerritoryBritish Virgin Islands
Additional information
Time zone
ISO codeVG

Cockroach Island is an uninhabited island of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. It is located near North Sound, Virgin Gorda, amongst a collection of islands known as "The Dogs" or "The Dog Islands".

The roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) is found on the island.[1] Reef flats north of the island provide habitat for Montastrea cavernosa and Gorgonia corals.[2]


  1. ^ "Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean – British Virgin Islands" (PDF). BirdLife International. p. 106. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  2. ^ Wells, S.M. (1988). Coral Reefs of the World. Volume 1: Atlantic and Eastern Pacific. UNEP/IUCN. p. 75. ISBN 2880329434. OCLC 916128569.