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Cape Parry


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding - 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Cape Parry Migratory Bird Sanctuary Migratory Bird Sanctuary 227 protected area contained by site 240
Anguniaqvia Niqiqyuam Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 235,842 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
Grassland Tundra -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
other -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cape Parry. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/cape-parry-iba-canada on 21/02/2024.