Clarence Acheron Saxton Rivers

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus EN breeding 1992-2011 111-269 breeding pairs 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
The Hossack Stewardship Area 1,131 protected area is adjacent to site 0
St James Stewardship Area 78,593 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lake Tennyson Scenic Reserve 246 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Conservation Park 87,939 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Introduced vegetation -
Grassland -
Shrubland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Clarence Acheron Saxton Rivers. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.