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Kouchibouguac NP Sand Islands


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
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1999 5,068 nests 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kouchibouguac National Park Of Canada National Park 23,920 protected area contained by site 23,920
Black River Protected Natural Area 3,997 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Estuarine waters, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats, Sand dunes and beaches -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kouchibouguac NP Sand Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.