Brandypot Islands

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle LC breeding 1966 800 nests A4ii
Razorbill Alca torda LC breeding 1999 1,108 individuals A4ii

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)
Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park 124,600 protected area contains site 1,100
Iles du Pot-à-l'Eau-de-Vie (Le Gros Pot et Le Petit Pot) Site Protected by Charter from Private Organisation - Quebec 20 protected area contained by site 20


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate coniferous forest -
Sea Sea inlets -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Scree and boulders -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
other -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Brandypot Islands. Downloaded from on 10/08/2022.