CA478
Northeast James Bay Coast


IBA Criteria

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 estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Brent Goose Branta bernicla LC passage 1970 25,000 individuals A4i
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra LC non-breeding 1970 16,700 individuals A4i
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus LC passage 1970 2,000 individuals A4i
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle LC unknown 1970 10,000 individuals A4ii
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1970 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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Réserve de territoire pour fins d'aire protégée du Lac-Burton-Rivière-Roggan-et-la-Pointe-Louis-XIV Réserve de territoire pour fin d'aire protégée 875,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Réserve de territoire pour fins d'aire protégée du Lac-Burton-Rivière-Roggan-et-la-Pointe-Louis-XIV Réserve de territoire pour fin d'aire protégée 875,000 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Boreal coniferous forest -
Grassland Steppe & dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Salt/brackish marshes, Estuarine waters, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats -
Sea Open sea -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Scree and boulders -
Other -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northeast James Bay Coast. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.