Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Snow Goose Anser caerulescens||LC||non-breeding||1993||156,000 individuals||A4i|
|Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea||NT||non-breeding||1994||75 individuals||A1, A4i|
|Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia||LC||breeding||1975||420,000 breeding pairs||A4ii|
|A4iii Species group - seabirds||n/a||breeding||1975||100,000-499,999 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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Tallurutiup Imanga (Lancaster Sound) National Marine Conservation Area||National Marine Conservation Area||10,900,000||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Sirmilik National Park Of Canada||National Park||2,220,000||protected area overlaps with site||110,000|
|Bylot Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary||Migratory Bird Sanctuary||1,282,731||protected area contains site||140,000|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Coastline||Rocky flats & barrens||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southwest Bylot. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/05/2021.