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Location Canada, Québec
Central coordinates 71o 58.21' West  46o 4.41' North
IBA criteria A4iii
Area 100 ha
Altitude 44 m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Bird Studies Canada/Nature Canada



Site description Réservoir Beaudet is immediately adjacent to the city of Victoriaville, in the Eastern Townships of southern Québec. The reservoir, which was created by daming the Bulstrode River, provides drinking water for the nearby communities. The site is surrounded by an urban recreational park with trails and a cycling path. The southeast shore has small woodlots and a small shrubby marsh.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
A4iii Species group - waterbirds resident  1997  20,000-49,999 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater marshes/swamps  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
water management major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Réservoir Beaudet. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/10/2014

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