Mendenhall Wetlands

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Surfbird Calidris virgata LC passage 2000 2,500 individuals A4i
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides LC passage 1993 400 individuals A4i

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mendenhall Wetlands State Gam Wetlands 1,244 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mendenhall Wetlands. Downloaded from on 02/12/2021.