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Nelson River Estuary and Marsh Point


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: -

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wapusk National Park Of Canada National Park 1,147,500 protected area overlaps with site 3,900
Cape Tatnam Wildlife Management Area 531,190 protected area overlaps with site 57,000
Cape Churchill Wildlife Management Area 858,300 protected area contains site 68,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Boreal coniferous forest, Boreal deciduous woods -
Grassland Tundra, Edaphic grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers, Fens transition mires & springs, Estuarine waters, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats, Bogs -
Sea Sea inlets, Open sea -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nelson River Estuary and Marsh Point. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2022.