Miquelon Island (Northeast Coast)

Country/territory: St Pierre and Miquelon (to France)

IBA criteria met: A4i (2008)
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Area: 4,000 ha

Site description (2001 baseline)
Miquelon Island is in the French archipelago of St. Pierre and Miquelon and is located off the south coast of Newfoundland. The site consists of open sea off the north and east sides of the island of Miquelon, from the eastern side of the isthmus (Isthme de Langlade) to the waters around Cape Miquelon.

Key biodiversity
Common eider also present (4000 individuals in 1995).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Miquelon Island (Northeast Coast). Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.