Cheyenne Bottoms Preserve and Wildlife Area

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Whooping Crane Grus americana EN - - present A1
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus NT - - present A1
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Cheyenne Bottoms Fee Private Conservation Land 3,126 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cheyenne Bottoms Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 10,978 protected area contained by site 10,978
Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area 7,628 protected area contained by site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cheyenne Bottoms Preserve and Wildlife Area. Downloaded from on 05/07/2020.