Bear River Bay UT02


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations 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 passage 1998 41,868 individuals A4i
Cinnamon Teal Spatula cyanoptera LC breeding 1998 16,632 individuals A4i
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis LC passage 1998 200,818 individuals A4i
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis LC breeding 1998 4,412 individuals A4i
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi LC breeding 1998 57,615 individuals A4i
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos LC breeding 1999 35,924 individuals A4i
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana LC breeding 2000 89,395 individuals A4i
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 1998 36,327 individuals A4i
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa LC passage 2000 43,860 individuals A4i
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri LC passage 2000 190,000 individuals A4i
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus LC passage 1999 26,203 individuals A4i
Wilson's Phalarope Steganopus tricolor LC passage 1999 136,305 individuals A4i
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan LC breeding 2000 29,073 individuals A4i
California Gull Larus californicus LC breeding 2000 26,042 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a - - - 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)
Utah State Department of Wildlife Resources 193 State Conservation Area 259 protected area contained by site 0
Utah State Department of Wildlife Resources 190 State Conservation Area 2,663 protected area overlaps with site 0
Salt Creek State Wildlife Area 2,991 protected area overlaps with site 0
Harold S. Crane Pathways or Little Mountain Branch Environmental System 86 protected area overlaps with site 0
Harold Crane State Wildlife Area 1,456 protected area overlaps with site 0
Great Salt Lake Private Recreation or Education 2,782 protected area overlaps with site 0
Central Pacific Railroad Grade Area of Critical Environmental Concern 1,991 protected area overlaps with site 0
Blue Springs Area of Critical Environmental Concern 2,328 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge 30,763 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bear River Bay UT02. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2022.