CA348
Holiday Beach / Big Creek CA


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1996 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iv

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).


Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate deciduous -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes & pools, Freshwater marshes & swamps -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Holiday Beach / Big Creek CA. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/holiday-beach--big-creek-ca-iba-canada on 26/02/2024.