Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Brent Goose Branta bernicla||LC||winter||2002-2006||319-570 individuals||B1i, C3|
|Greater Scaup Aythya marila||LC||winter||2002-2006||158-233 individuals||B2|
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)|
|Carlingford Shore SAC||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||526||protected area overlaps with site||369|
|Carlingford Lough SPA||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||595||protected area overlaps with site||172|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Coastline||Shingle & stony beaches, Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats||-|
|Sea||Sea inlets and coastal features||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carlingford Lough. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.