IBA Big Bay south to Delusion Bay
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
Site Summary
BC124 Latitude
54.400° N
130.478° W
0 m
145.27 km²
tidal rivers/estuaries, mud or sand flats (saline), inlets/coastal features (marine), coastal cliffs/rocky shores (marine)
Land Use:
Fisheries/aquaculture, Tourism/recreation
Potential or ongoing Threats:
Disturbance, Fisheries, Oil slicks
IBA Criteria: Globally Significant: Congregatory Species, Waterfowl Concentrations, Colonial Waterbirds/Seabird Concentrations, Nationally Significant: Congregatory Species
Conservation status:
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IBA Criteria
SpeciesT | A | I Links Date Season Number G C N
Iceland Gull (Thayer's) 2010 - 2011 FA 100 - 165
Surf Scoter 1978 SP 30,000
Waterbirds 1975 SP 350,000
Note: species shown in bold indicate that the maximum number exceeds at least one of the IBA thresholds (sub-regional, regional or global). The site may still not qualify for that level of IBA if the maximum number reflects an exceptional or historical occurrence.

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