Pungo - Pocosin Lakes


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
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC non-breeding 2002 34,275 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)
WRP_Washington, NC (37187) Environmental System 1,012 protected area overlaps with site 0
WRP_Tyrrell, NC (37177) Environmental System 2,585 protected area overlaps with site 0
WRP_Hyde, NC (37095) Environmental System 5,267 protected area overlaps with site 0
WRP_Hyde, NC (37095) Environmental System 1,994 protected area overlaps with site 0
Van Swamp Game Land 2,231 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge 46,203 protected area overlaps with site 0
L State Recreation Area 6,441 protected area contained by site 0
Emily and Richardson Preyer Buckridge Coastal Reserve 7,380 protected area overlaps with site 0
Alligator River Wetlands Megasite Fee Wetlands 703 protected area contained by site 0
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge 97,283 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pungo - Pocosin Lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/10/2022.