Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Snow Goose Anser caerulescens||LC||passage||1982||200,000 individuals||A4i|
|A4iii Species group - waterbirds||n/a||passage||1995-1999||100,000-499,999 individuals||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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Whitewater Lake Wildlife Management Area||Wildlife Management Area||2,849||protected area contained by site||8,200|
|Whitemud Watershed Wildlife Management Area||Wildlife Management Area||5,656||protected area overlaps with site||64|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Freshwater lakes and pools, Saline/alkaline lakes||-|
|Artificial/Terrestrial||Urban and industrial areas||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Whitewater Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/04/2021.