Cabot Head

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in - because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Cabot Head Provincial Park (Nature Reserve Class) Provincial Park 4,514 protected area overlaps with site 5,600


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate deciduous, Temperate mixed, Temperate coniferous -
Grassland Alvar, Steppe & dry calcareous -
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Neritic -
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban parks & gardens -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cabot Head. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.