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||2003-2006||331-757 individuals||B1i, C3|
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)|
|Lough Gill SAC||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||3,319||protected area is adjacent to site||0|
|Cummeen Strand/Drumcliff Bay (Sligo Bay) SAC||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||4,917||protected area overlaps with site||1,865|
|Cummeen Strand/Drumcliff Bay (Sligo Bay)||Marine Protected Area (OSPAR)||4,900||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Cummeen Strand SPA||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||1,732||protected area overlaps with site||1,732|
|Cummeen Strand||Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance||1,491||protected area overlaps with site||1,491|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Grassland||Mesophile grasslands, Machair||-|
|Coastline||Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Sand dunes & beaches, Mud flats & sand flats||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cummeen Strand (Sligo Harbour). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2022.