Northeast James Bay Coast

Country/territory: Canada

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4ii, A4iii (2008)
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Area: 330,000 ha

Birds Canada / Nature Canada

Site description (baseline)
A site summary has not yet been finalized for this site, which covers a stretch of James Bay coastline from the northeastern corner at Pointe Louis-XIV southward to the Riviere du Vieux Comptoir (south of Wemindji). This coastline is extremely important for migrant waterfowl and shorebirds. The data shown in the table currently shows data for part of the site only.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Northeast James Bay Coast. Downloaded from on 30/05/2023.