Sandhills West

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
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Leuconotopicus borealis NT - - present A1
Bachman's Sparrow Peucaea aestivalis NT - - present A1

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)
Sandhills Theme Megasite Fee Private Conservation Land 170 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sandhills Theme Megasite Environmental System 47 protected area contained by site 0
Sandhills Area Land Trust Preserve 246 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sandhills Private Conservation Land 326 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sandhills West. Downloaded from on 20/09/2021.