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Cumberland Marshes


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC passage 1976 5,000 individuals A4i
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC breeding 1972 14,000 individuals A4i
Redhead Aythya americana LC breeding 1972 36,000 individuals A4i
Canvasback Aythya valisineria LC breeding 1972 30,000 individuals A4i
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris LC breeding 1972 72,000 individuals A4i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC passage 1976 200,000 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1972-1976 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iii

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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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Saskeram Wildlife Management Area 96,648 protected area overlaps with site 87,000
Rice River Canyon Representative Area Ecological Reserve 7,400 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pasquia Hills North Recreation Site Recreation Site 136 protected area contained by site 0
Pasquia Hills North Recreation Site 40 protected area contained by site 150
Nitenai Salt Marsh Representative Area Ecological Reserve 574 protected area contained by site 0
Nakuchi Lake Representative Area Ecological Reserve 4,594 protected area contained by site 0
Mountain Cabin Recreation Site Recreation Site 7 protected area contained by site 0
Dragline Channel Recreation Site Recreation Site 30 protected area contained by site 0
Cumberland House Provincial Park Historic Park 5 protected area contained by site 0
Culdesac Lake Recreation Site Recreation Site 59 protected area contained by site 0
Bainbridge River Representative Area Ecological Reserve 1,036 protected area overlaps with site 0
Anderson Island Protected Area 526 protected area contained by site 390
Anderson Island Protected Area 507 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate coniferous forest -
Wetlands (inland) Fens transition mires & springs, Freshwater lakes and pools, Rivers -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cumberland Marshes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.