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Gillam 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
Fork-tailed Storm-petrel Hydrobates furcatus LC breeding 1988 42,000 breeding pairs A4ii
Leach's Storm-petrel Hydrobates leucorhous VU breeding 1988 72,000 breeding pairs A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1988 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iii

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


Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate mixed -
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: Gillam Island. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/gillam-island-iba-canada on 23/02/2024.