North Valley Grasslands


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii VU breeding 2005 236 breeding pairs A1
Chestnut-collared Longspur Calcarius ornatus VU breeding 2005 705 males A1

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
WRP_Valley, MT (30105) Environmental System 1,291 protected area contained by site 0
WRP_Valley, MT (30105) Environmental System 185 protected area contained by site 0
Wetlands Reserve Program 677 protected area overlaps with site 0
Not Reported Conservation Easement 188 protected area contained by site 0
Cottonwood Bend Conservation Easement 61 protected area contained by site 0
Bitter Creek Easement 8,557 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bitter Creek Wilderness Study Area 24,625 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North Valley Grasslands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/08/2020.