Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Red Knot Calidris canutus||NT||passage||1999||4,700 individuals||A4i|
|Sanderling Calidris alba||LC||passage||1999||35,000 individuals||A4i|
|Willet Tringa semipalmata||LC||passage||1999||3,000 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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Pea Island||National Wildlife Refuge||1,885||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Oregon Inlet||Crab Spawning Sanctuary||2,479||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Ocracoke Inlet||Crab Spawning Sanctuary||3,845||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|North Carolina Coastal Land Trust||Preserve||2,315||protected area is adjacent to site||0|
|Hatteras Inlet||Crab Spawning Sanctuary||1,858||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Cape Hatteras||National Seashore||12,610||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Buxton Woods||Coastal Reserve||408||protected area contained by site||0|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/02/2023.