Presqu'ile Provincial Park

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
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC passage 1995 10,500 individuals A4i
Double-crested Cormorant Nannopterum auritus LC breeding 2000 8,500 nests A4i
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC passage 1985 1,000 individuals A4i
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis LC breeding 1990 69,417 breeding pairs A4i
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC breeding 2000 1,200 nests A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1990 50,000-99,999 breeding pairs 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Presqu'ile Provincial Park (Natural Environment Class) Provincial Park 982 protected area contained by site 740


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate mixed woods -
Wetlands (inland) Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats, Freshwater marshes/swamps -
Coastline Cliffs, rocky shores, islets, freshwater -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Presqu'ile Provincial Park. Downloaded from on 28/01/2022.