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Location USA, Alaska
Central coordinates 161o 7.00' West  55o 49.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 94,700 ha
Altitude 0 - 20m
Year of IBA assessment 2009


Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri passage  2001  50,000 unknown  poor  A4i  Vulnerable 
Emperor Goose Anser canagicus passage  2001  10,000 unknown  poor  A1, A4i  Near Threatened 
Melanitta nigra passage  2001  10,000 unknown  poor  A4i  Not Recognised 
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica unknown  1993  9,100 unknown  unknown  A4i  Near Threatened 
Dunlin Calidris alpina unknown  1993  184,000 unknown  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Nelson Lagoon-Mud Bay. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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