Ogden Bay UT03

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 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-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC passage 1997 681,891 individuals A4i
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi LC breeding 2000 4,955 individuals A4i
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana LC passage 2001 37,159 individuals A4i
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC passage 2001 10,784 individuals A4i
Wilson's Phalarope Steganopus tricolor LC passage 2000 335,051 individuals A4i
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan LC breeding 2001 59,041 individuals A4i
California Gull Larus californicus LC breeding 2001 49,722 individuals A4i
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri LC breeding 2001 2,393 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1997-2001 500,000-999,999 individuals A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Ogden Bay State Wildlife Area 1,536 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ogden Bay UT03. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/ogden-bay-ut03-iba-usa on 01/12/2023.