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|
|Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus||LC||breeding||1998||600 breeding pairs||A4i|
|Arctic Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus||LC||breeding||1970||2,000 breeding pairs||A4i|
|Common Tern Sterna hirundo||LC||breeding||1995||2,570 breeding pairs||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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Sable Island National Park Reserve Of Canada||National Park||3,000||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Sable Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary||Migratory Bird Sanctuary||3,100||protected area contained by site||7,600|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Grassland||Steppe & dry calcareous||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2022.