The site was identified as important in - because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.
|Protected area (PA)||PA designation||PA area (ha)||Relationship of PA with IBA||Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)|
|Fiordland National Park||National Park||1,278,214||protected area contains site||1|
|Habitat (IUCN level 1)||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: George Sound. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/george-sound-iba-new-zealand on 02/10/2023.