Francis Marion National Forest


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
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Leuconotopicus borealis NT resident 2004 350 nests A1

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)
Wambaw Swamp Wilderness 1,924 protected area contained by site 0
Wambaw Creek Wilderness 741 protected area contained by site 0
Wadboo North Environmental System 1,056 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Wadboo Wildlife Management Area 1,277 protected area is adjacent to site 0
US-SC-6-13 Environmental System 80 protected area overlaps with site 0
US-SC-6-12 Environmental System 64 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Santee Coastal Reserve Wildlife Management Area 10,427 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Little Wambaw Swamp Wilderness 2,096 protected area contained by site 0
Little Wambaw Swamp Research Natural Area 25 protected area contained by site 0
Hell Hole Bay Wilderness 859 protected area contained by site 0
Guilliard Lake Research Natural Area 8 protected area contained by site 0
Francis Marion (White Oak Forestry 2) Wambaw 4/4/05 Forest 208 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Francis Marion National Wildlife Refuge 22,826 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge 24,753 protected area is adjacent to site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Francis Marion National Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2020.