CA045
Langara Island


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus LC breeding 1985 14,680 breeding pairs A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1985 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Duu Guusd Conservancy Conservancy 227,790 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Boreal coniferous -
Wetlands (inland) Bogs -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Langara Island. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/langara-island-iba-canada on 28/02/2024.