Kugaluk River

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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC non-breeding 1985 11,000 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a non-breeding 1985 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.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Boreal coniferous forest -
Grassland Edaphic grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Salt/brackish marshes, Rivers, Estuarine waters, Freshwater marshes/swamps, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kugaluk River. Downloaded from on 02/10/2022.