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Location Canada, Nunavut
Central coordinates 79o 0.00' West  53o 34.80' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii
Area 318,600 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Bird Studies Canada/Nature Canada



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Canada Goose Branta canadensis passage  1973  120,700 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 
Brent Goose Branta bernicla passage  1971  60,000 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 
American Black Duck Anas rubripes non-breeding  1974  6,900 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1970  100,000-499,999 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Estuarine waters; Freshwater marshes/swamps; Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats; Rivers; Salt/brackish marshes  -
Sea Sea inlets  -

Land use

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northeast James Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/07/2014

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