Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Black-billed Gull Larus bulleri||NT||non-breeding||-||abundant||A1|
|Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus||EN||non-breeding||2008-2014||15-650 individuals||A1, 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.
For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here
|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Wairau Riverbed||Stewardship Area||14||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Wairau Lagoons Wetland Management||Government Purpose Reserve||2,379||protected area contained by site||2,379|
|Wairau Diversion Mouth||Stewardship Area||277||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wairau Lagoons. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/06/2022.