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Location Canada, Alberta
Central coordinates 110o 24.27' West  52o 22.22' North
IBA criteria A4iii
Area 500 ha
Altitude 695 m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Bird Studies Canada/Nature Canada



Site description Hansman Lake is located approximately 10 km west of the town of Provost, in east-central Alberta. The lake is fairly alkaline with no emergent vegetation. Most of the land around the lake is cultivated.

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: Hansman Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2014

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