CA092
Moore and Byers Islands and Banks


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
Fork-tailed Storm-petrel Hydrobates furcatus LC breeding 1988 30,040 breeding pairs A4ii
Blackish Oystercatcher Haematopus ater LC breeding 1988 79 breeding pairs A4i
Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata LC breeding 1988 91,640 breeding pairs A4ii
Cassin's Auklet Ptychoramphus aleuticus NT breeding 1988 22,730 breeding pairs A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1988 100,000-499,999 breeding pairs A4iii

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)
Moore/Mckenny/Whitmore Islands Ecological Reserve Ecological Reserve 330 protected area contained by site 0
Moore/McKenny/Whitmore Islands Provincial Park 2,323 protected area contained by site 4,500
Byers/Conroy/Harvey/Sinnett Islands Ecological Reserve Ecological Reserve 11,932 protected area contained by site 12,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate coniferous -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Intertidal -
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: Moore and Byers Islands and Banks. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2022.