Croatan Forest


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
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Leuconotopicus borealis NT - - present 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sheep Ridge Wilderness 3,770 protected area contained by site 0
Pond Pine Wilderness 685 protected area contained by site 0
Pond Pine Research Natural Area 121 protected area contained by site 0
Pocosin Wilderness 4,776 protected area contained by site 0
Pettiford Creek State Forest 102 protected area contained by site 0
North Carolina Coastal Land Trust Preserve 2,315 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Croatan Game Land 65,476 protected area contained by site 0
Catfish Lake South Wilderness 3,436 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Croatan Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2021.