Coastal Prairie


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Snow Goose Anser caerulescens LC - - present A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC - - present A4i
Yellow Rail Coturnicops noveboracensis LC - - present A4i
White Ibis Eudocimus albus LC - - present A4i
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi LC - - present A4i
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis NT - - present A1
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus LC - - present A4i

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
WRP_Vermilion, LA (22113) Environmental System 481 protected area overlaps with site 0
WRP_Vermilion , LA (22113) Environmental System 22 protected area overlaps with site 0
WRP_St. Landry, LA (22097) Environmental System 5,865 protected area is adjacent to site 0
WRP_Jefferson Davis, LA (22053) Environmental System 313 protected area contained by site 0
WRP_Evangeline, LA (22039) Environmental System 230 protected area contained by site 0
WRP_Evangeline , LA (22039) Environmental System 104 protected area overlaps with site 0
WRP_Cameron, LA (22023) Environmental System 1,917 protected area overlaps with site 0
WRP_Calcasieu, LA (22019) Environmental System 734 protected area overlaps with site 0
WRP_Allen , LA (22003) Environmental System 32 protected area contained by site 0
Palmetto Island State Park 522 protected area contained by site 0
Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge 13,640 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lacassane Coastal Prairie Mitigation Bank 325 protected area contained by site 0
Jean Lafitte National Historical National Historical Park And Preserve 8,818 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Farm Service Agency Interest Of La National Wildlife Refuge 987 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chicot State Park District Ii State Park 2,556 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge 3,890 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coastal Prairie. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2020.