CA080
Cleland Island and Southeast Clayoquot Sound


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
Blackish Oystercatcher Haematopus ater LC breeding 1986 54 breeding pairs A4i
Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus EN non-breeding 1993 2,622 individuals A1

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)
Vargas Island Park A - Park 5,804 protected area contained by site 5,800
Gibson Marine Park A - Park 143 protected area overlaps with site 88
Flores Island Park A - Park 6,906 protected area overlaps with site 1,500
Epper Passage Park A - Park 328 protected area overlaps with site 72
Cleland Island Ecological Reserve Ecological Reserve 7 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Open sea -
Coastline Sea cliffs & rocky shores -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cleland Island and Southeast Clayoquot Sound. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022.