Altamaha River Delta IBA

Area:30,013 acres (12,146 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: hot summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Charadrius melodus (Piping Plover)A1, A4i
Haematopus palliatus (American Oystercatcher)A4i
Pelecanus occidentalis (Brown Pelican)A4i
Thalasseus maximus (Royal Tern)A4i
Thalasseus sandvicensis (Sandwich Tern)A4i

Range Map

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263