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Riverton Sandy Bar


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
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis LC breeding 1991 10,000 nests A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1991 10,000-19,999 nests 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Hecla/Grindstone Provincial Park 36,420 protected area overlaps with site 360

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools -
Other -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Riverton Sandy Bar. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2019.