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||passage||1975||179,000 individuals||A4i|
|A4iii Species group - waterbirds||n/a||passage||1975||100,000-499,999 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)|
|Southern James Bay (Moose River & Hannah Bay)||Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance||25,290||protected area contains site||6,600|
|Moose River Migratory Bird Sanctuary||Migratory Bird Sanctuary||2,678||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers, Estuarine waters, Salt/brackish marshes, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Moose River Estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2022.