Chilcotin Junction

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)
Junction Sheep Range Park A - Park 4,774 protected area overlaps with site 4,500
Doc English Bluff Ecological Reserve Ecological Reserve 52 protected area contained by site 47
Big Creek Ecological Reserve Ecological Reserve 256 protected area overlaps with site 180


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate coniferous -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppe & dry calcareous -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes & pools, Rivers -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
rangeland/pastureland -
tourism/recreation -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Chilcotin Junction. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.