CA490
Canal de Beauharnois


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
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding - 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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Réserve naturelle du Petit-Canal-à-Salaberry-de-Valleyfield Réserve naturelle reconnue 16 protected area overlaps with site 0
Habitat du rat musqué du Canal de Beauharnois Nord Habitat faunique : Habitat du rat musqué 30 protected area contained by site 0
Aire de concentration d'oiseaux aquatiques du Petit Canal de Beauharnois Habitat faunique : Aire de concentration d'oiseaux aquatiques 191 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Aire de concentration d'oiseaux aquatiques du Lac Saint-Francois (Canal Port-Lewis) Habitat faunique : Aire de concentration d'oiseaux aquatiques 1,275 protected area overlaps with site 0
Aire de concentration d'oiseaux aquatiques du Canal de Beauharnois (Centre Du) Habitat faunique : Aire de concentration d'oiseaux aquatiques 1,028 protected area contained by site 0
Aire de concentration d'oiseaux aquatiques du Canal de Beauharnois (Aval) Habitat faunique : Aire de concentration d'oiseaux aquatiques 208 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Riverine sand beaches, Rivers, Freshwater marshes/swamps -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Canal de Beauharnois. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.