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Kyuquot Channel Islets


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
Blackish Oystercatcher Haematopus ater LC breeding 1988 125 breeding pairs A4i
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens LC breeding 1988 2,273 breeding pairs A4i

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)
Rugged Point Marine Park A - Park 349 protected area contained by site 350

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate coniferous -
Shrubland Scrub -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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: Kyuquot Channel Islets. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/kyuquot-channel-islets-iba-canada on 24/02/2024.