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Old Crow Flats


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata LC breeding 1995 10,000 individuals A4i
White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi LC breeding 1995 10,000 individuals A4i
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC breeding 1995 25,000 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1995 50,000-99,999 individuals A4iii

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)
Vuntut National Park Of Canada National Park 434,500 protected area overlaps with site 210,000
Van Tat K'atr'anahtii (Old Crow Flats) First Nation Settlement Land 394,703 protected area overlaps with site 0
Van Tat K'atr'anahtii (Old Crow Flats) Habitat Protection Area 54,500 protected area contained by site 0
Van Tat K'atr'anahtii (Old Crow Flats) Habitat Protection Area 54,500 protected area contained by site 0
Old Crow Flats Special Management Area 769,747 protected area overlaps with site 520,000
Old Crow Flats Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 617,000 protected area contained by site 617,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Edaphic grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater marshes/swamps -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Old Crow Flats. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.