Kaskattama River Mouth

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
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica LC passage 1997 700 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1997 20,000-49,999 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)
Kaskatamagan Wildlife Management Area Wildlife Management Area 259,530 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cape Tatnam Wildlife Management Area 531,190 protected area overlaps with site 57,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Boreal coniferous forest -
Grassland Tundra -
Wetlands (inland) Estuarine waters, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats, Rivers -
Sea Open sea, Sea inlets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kaskattama River Mouth. Downloaded from on 28/01/2022.