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|
|Common Scoter Melanitta nigra||LC||non-breeding||1991||43,700 individuals||A4i|
|Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica||LC||passage||1993||920 individuals||A4i|
|A4iii Species group - waterbirds||n/a||resident||1991||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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Polar Bear Provincial Park||Provincial Park||2,355,200||protected area overlaps with site||34,000|
|Polar Bear Provincial Park||Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance||2,408,700||protected area overlaps with site||31,000|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers, Fens, transition mires & springs, Freshwater lakes & pools, Freshwater marshes & swamps||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shagamu River and Area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2022.