Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Brent Goose Branta bernicla||LC||winter||2002-2006||577-1,045 individuals||B1i, C3|
|Little Egret Egretta garzetta||LC||winter||2003-2007||12-51 individuals||C6|
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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Bannow Bay SPA||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||1,363||protected area contains site||877|
|Bannow Bay SAC||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||1,325||protected area contains site||901|
|Bannow Bay||Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance||958||protected area overlaps with site||958|
|Bannow Bay||Wildfowl Sanctuary||0||protected area contained by site||0|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Coastline||Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Shingle & stony beaches, Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bannow Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2020.