Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008Populations 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||12,000 individuals||A4i|
|A4iii Species group - waterbirds||n/a||passage||1985||20,000-49,999 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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park||Provincial Park||1,800||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Temperate deciduous woods, Temperate coniferous forest||-|
|Wetlands (inland)||Freshwater marshes/swamps, Freshwater lakes and pools||-|
|Artificial/Terrestrial||Improved pasture land, Arable land||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Big Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/04/2021.