Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus||NT||breeding||1990||min 16 breeding pairs||A1, 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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand||World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)||2,600,000||protected area contains site||0|
|Kahukura (Gold Arm)||Marine Reserve||474||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Fiordland National Park||National Park||1,278,214||protected area overlaps with site||12|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Charles Sound. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2022.