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Brier Island and Offshore Waters


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
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage - 20,000-49,999 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ventral Bog Sites of Ecological Interest 24 protected area contained by site 25
Peajack Road Brier Island Nature Conservancy of Canada Lands 392 protected area contained by site 410
Gull Rock Road Brier Island Nature Conservancy of Canada Lands 9 protected area contained by site 10
Central Grove Provincial Park 12 protected area contained by site 13
Briar Island Nature Conservancy Nature Conservancy of Canada Lands 377 protected area contained by site 380

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate mixed woods -
Shrubland Scrub -
Sea Open sea, Sea inlets -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Brier Island and Offshore Waters. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.