Baie de Brador

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1993 10,000-19,999 breeding pairs A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Ile aux Perroquets Site Protected by Charter from Private Organisation - Quebec 12 protected area contained by site 11
Colonie d'oiseaux sur une île ou une presqu'île du Refuge de la Baie-de-Brador (Île aux Perroquets) Habitat faunique : Colonie d'oiseaux sur une île ou une presqu'île 17 protected area contained by site 170
Baie De Brador Migratory Bird Sanctuary Migratory Bird Sanctuary 567 protected area contained by site 567


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppe & dry calcareous -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Baie de Brador. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.