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Location Canada, Alberta
Central coordinates 110o 1.65' West  52o 20.77' North
IBA criteria A4iii
Area 300 ha
Altitude 695 m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Bird Studies Canada/Nature Canada



Site description St. Lawrence Lake is located approximately 15 km east of the town of Provost, in east-central Alberta. The lake is fairly alkaline and shallow, with no emergent vegetation. The lake fluctuates in size, being only half its normal size in the fall of 2000. The land around the land is mostly pastureland.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1995  20,000-49,999 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: St. Lawrence Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/07/2014

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