NZ108
Charles Sound


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
Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus NT breeding 1990 min 16 breeding pairs A1, A4ii

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


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 2,600,000 protected area contains site 0
Kahukura (Gold Arm) Marine Reserve 474 protected area overlaps with site 0
Fiordland National Park National Park 1,278,214 protected area overlaps with site 12

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Shrubland -
Forest -
Marine Intertidal -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Charles Sound. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/08/2022.