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|
|Snow Goose Anser caerulescens||LC||breeding||1998||1,766,500 individuals||A4i|
|A4iii Species group - waterbirds||n/a||breeding||1998||1,000,000-2,499,999 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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Dewey Soper Migratory Bird Sanctuary||Migratory Bird Sanctuary||816,599||protected area contained by site||642,415|
|Dewey Soper Migratory Bird Sanctuary||Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance||815,900||protected area overlaps with site||722,319|
|Bowman Bay||Wildlife Sanctuary||107,900||protected area contained by site||155,128|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers, Salt/brackish marshes||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Great Plain of the Koukdjuak. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2020.