CA496
Galloway and Miry Bay


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
Canada Goose Branta canadensis LC passage 1990 84,800 individuals A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1997 46,550 individuals A4i
Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis LC passage 1991 78,000 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage - 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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Cliffs, rocky shores & islets (freshwater), Freshwater lakes & pools -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Galloway and Miry Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2019.