Petrocrepost' Bay

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 1999 1,000-5,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC passage 1999 100-5,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 1999 2,000-5,000 individuals B1i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 1999 500 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU passage 1999 20,000-200,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra LC passage 1999 20,000-100,000 individuals A4i, B1i
White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi LC passage 1999 10,000-20,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC passage 1999 1,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC passage 1999 20,000-50,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC passage 1999 2,000-20,000 individuals B1i
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC passage 1999 100-20,000 individuals B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1999 100,000-499,999 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Petrocrepost' Bay. Downloaded from on 18/06/2021.