Lesser Slave Lake PP

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 1985 3,500 individuals A4i
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis LC breeding 1975 650 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Little Grassy Designation Not Known 563 protected area contained by site 570
Lesser Slave Wildland Provincial Park Wildland Provincial Park 3,581 protected area contained by site 0
Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park Provincial Park 7,617 protected area contained by site 7,400
Hilliard's Bay Provincial Park Provincial Park 2,325 protected area contained by site 2,300


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Boreal coniferous forest, Boreal deciduous woods, Boreal mixed woods -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lesser Slave Lake PP. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.