Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus||LC||winter||1996||27-125 individuals||B2|
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)|
|Ballycotton, Ballynamona, and Shanagarry||Wildfowl Sanctuary||0||protected area contained by site||0|
|Ballycotton Bay SPA||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||281||protected area contained by site||58|
|Ballycotton Bay||Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance||92||protected area contained by site||92|
|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, Lagoons||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ballycotton, Ballynamona and Shanagarry. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/01/2022.