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Rottumeroog


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus NT non-breeding 1988-1992 19,180 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC non-breeding 1988-1992 3,069 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT non-breeding 1988-1991 6,854 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT winter 1988-1992 5,578 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC non-breeding 1988-1992 29,120 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC winter 1988-1992 6,254 individuals B2
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1987-1991 25 breeding pairs B2, C6
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea LC breeding 1987-1991 60 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 1992 50,000-99,999 individuals A4iii, C4

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Waddenzee I Natural Monument 125,000 protected area contains site 311
Waddenzee (Wadden Sea) Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 249,998 protected area contains site 311
Waddenzee Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,832 protected area contains site 311
Waddenzee Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 249,170 protected area contains site 311

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rottumeroog. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/12/2019.