St. Sebastian River State Buffer Preserve


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

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 resident 1999 10 breeding pairs A1
Florida Scrub-jay Aphelocoma coerulescens VU resident 2000 51 breeding pairs 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)
St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park 8,783 protected area overlaps with site 0
Slow Speed Manatee Protection Zones 47,755 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Indian River - Malabar to Vero Beach Aquatic Preserve 11,164 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Idle Speed Manatee Protection Zones 1,459 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ansin Tract County Managed Area 13 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: St. Sebastian River State Buffer Preserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2021.