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Ramsay and Northern Juan Perez Sound Islands


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 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
Cassin's Auklet Ptychoramphus aleuticus NT breeding 1986 13,000 breeding pairs A4ii
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus LC breeding 1986 20,800 breeding pairs A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a resident 1986 20,000-49,999 breeding pairs A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve Of Canada And Haida Heritage Site National Park 147,440 protected area overlaps with site 1,000
Gwaii Haanas National Marine Conservation Area Reserve & Haida Heritage Site National Marine Conservation Area 350,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gwaii Haanas National Marine Conservation Area Reserve 305,000 protected area overlaps with site 900

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Boreal coniferous -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ramsay and Northern Juan Perez Sound Islands. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/ramsay-and-northern-juan-perez-sound-islands-iba-canada on 22/02/2024.