Barre de Portneuf

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
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC passage 1993 9,032 individuals A4i
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla NT passage 1993 58,282 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage - 50,000-99,999 individuals 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Aire de concentration d'oiseaux aquatiques de la Barre de Portneuf Habitat faunique : Aire de concentration d'oiseaux aquatiques 898 protected area overlaps with site 440


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate coniferous forest -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Salt/brackish marshes, Estuarine waters, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats, Sand dunes and beaches -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Barre de Portneuf. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.