Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Brandt's Cormorant Urile penicillatus||LC||passage||1995||900 individuals||A4i|
|Mew Gull Larus canus||LC||passage||1995||500 individuals||A4i|
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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Sidney Spit Marine||Provincial Park||400||protected area overlaps with site||330|
|Shoal Harbour||Migratory Bird Sanctuary||150||protected area contained by site||140|
|McDonald||Provincial Park||468||protected area overlaps with site||10|
|Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Of Canada||National Park||3,695||protected area overlaps with site||3|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sidney Channel. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2022.