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Laguna Madre


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus NT resident 1995 present A1
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos LC non-breeding 1995 present A4i
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus NT non-breeding 1995 present A1
Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus LC non-breeding 1995 present A1
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris LC non-breeding 1995 - A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1970 500,000-999,999 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Laguna Madre y Delta del Río Bravo UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 572,808 protected area overlaps with site 0
Laguna Madre y Delta del Río Bravo Área de Protección de Flora y Fauna 572,809 protected area overlaps with site 0
Laguna Madre Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 307,894 protected area contained by site 307,894

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Water-fringe vegetation, Freshwater lakes & pools -
Forest Mangrove -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
agriculture -
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Land ownership
Tenencia de la tierra: Ejidal, privada y estatal.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Laguna Madre. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/01/2022.