Île de l'Est

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: -

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Refuge faunique de la Pointe-de-l'Est Wildlife Preserve 1,290 protected area overlaps with site 730
Pointe de l'Est Site Protected by Charter from Private Organisation - Quebec 56 protected area contained by site 57
Anse au Sable Wildlife Habitat, Waterfowl Gathering Area 129 protected area overlaps with site 85


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate coniferous forest -
Grassland Steppe & dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Salt/brackish marshes, Sand dunes and beaches -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Île de l'Est. Downloaded from on 20/09/2020.