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Location USA, Utah
Central coordinates 112o 15.00' West  41o 25.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii
Area 57,576 ha
Altitude 1,280 - 1,284m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Audubon



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus passage  1998  41,868 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Cinnamon Teal Spatula cyanoptera breeding  1998  16,632 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Teal Anas crecca passage  1998  200,818 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis breeding  1998  4,412 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi breeding  1998  57,615 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos breeding  1999  35,924 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Himantopus mexicanus breeding  1998  36,327 individuals  medium  A4i  Not Recognised 
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana breeding  2000  89,395 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus passage  1999  26,203 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa passage  2000  43,860 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri passage  2000  190,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Wilson's Phalarope Steganopus tricolor passage  1999  136,305 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
California Gull Larus californicus breeding  2000  26,042 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan breeding  2000  29,073 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds A4iii   

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bear River Bay UT02. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2014

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