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Bigstick Lake Plain


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
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 1995 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)
Wildlife Habitat Protection Wildlife Habitat Protection 1,387,408 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tompkins Community Pasture 451 protected area overlaps with site 180
Prairie National Wildlife Area - Unit Number 02 National Wildlife Area 37 protected area contained by site 0
Prairie National Wildlife Area - Unit Number 01 National Wildlife Area 65 protected area overlaps with site 66
Big Stick Community Pasture 10,242 protected area overlaps with site 6,700
Big Stick Crown Pasture 8,873 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppe & dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Saline/alkaline lakes -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
rangeland/pastureland -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bigstick Lake Plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/04/2021.