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Baccalieu Island


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Hydrobates leucorhous NR breeding 1984 3,360,000 breeding pairs A4ii
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica VU breeding 1995 45,000 breeding pairs A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1984 2,500,000-4,999,999 breeding pairs A4iii

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Baccalieu Island Ecological Reserve 2,300 protected area contained by site 2,200

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Tundra -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baccalieu Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2019.