CA350
Wolfe Island


IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Canvasback Aythya valisineria LC passage 1995 7,500 individuals A4i
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC passage 1996 15,000 individuals A4i

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

For more information about the IBA criteria, please click here


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Thousand Islands National Park Of Canada National Park 2,350 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate mixed -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes & pools, Freshwater marshes & swamps -
Artificial/Terrestrial Abandoned & fallow farmland, disturbed ground, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards & groves, Urban parks & gardens, Other urban & industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
rangeland/pastureland -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Wolfe Island. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/11349 on 08/06/2023.