CA297
North Kent Island


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle LC breeding 1984 1,085 individuals A4ii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).


Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Other -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: North Kent Island. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/north-kent-island-iba-canada on 27/02/2024.