CA206
Mistaken Point


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT passage 1987 12,000 individuals A4i
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima LC winter 1997 150 individuals A4i

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)
Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve Ecological Reserve 570 protected area overlaps with site 390

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Sea inlets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mistaken Point. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.