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Eastern Shore Islands


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT passage 1990 10,000 individuals 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Taylor Head Provincial Park 815 protected area overlaps with site 440
Pumpkin Island Sites of Ecological Interest 5 protected area contained by site 6
Phoenix Island Operational Parks and Reserves 165 protected area overlaps with site 140
Little White Island Sites of Ecological Interest 7 protected area contained by site 8
Eastern Shore Islands Wildlife Management Area 11,767 protected area overlaps with site 13,000
Brokenback Island Sites of Ecological Interest 4 protected area contained by site 4

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate coniferous forest -
Sea Open sea, Sea inlets -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eastern Shore Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.