Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008Populations 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||passage||1985||5,200 individuals||A4i|
|Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus||LC||passage||1983||2,100 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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Tow Hill Ecological Reserve||Ecological Reserve||519||protected area overlaps with site||59|
|Rose Spit Ecological Reserve||Ecological Reserve||202||protected area overlaps with site||190|
|Naikoon Park||A - Park||69,013||protected area overlaps with site||990|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Salt/brackish marshes, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats, Sand dunes and beaches||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: McIntyre Beach and Rose Spit. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.