NL017
Dollard


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC winter 1988-1991 2,807 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC non-breeding 1987-1990 9,188 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 1987-1991 9,960 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1988-1991 37,292 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Teal Anas crecca LC non-breeding 1988-1991 4,639 individuals B1i, C3
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1987-1991 207 breeding pairs B3
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC non-breeding 1988-1990 1,844 individuals A4i, B1i, C2, C6
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT passage 1987-1990 8,864 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC non-breeding 1988-1991 21,465 individuals B1i, C3
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus LC non-breeding 1988-1990 1,414 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 1990-1991 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1990-1991 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Waddenzee I Natural Monument 125,000 protected area overlaps with site 1,341
Waddenzee (Wadden Sea) Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 249,998 protected area overlaps with site 6,400
Waddenzee Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 271,771 protected area contains site 6,400
Waddenzee Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 264,858 protected area contains site 6,400
Waddenzee Natuurbeschermingswet 271,771 protected area contains site 0
Waddensea Area UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 260,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Wadden Sea Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 249,998 protected area contains site 0
The Wadden Sea World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 1,143,403 protected area contains site 6,400
Dollard NM Nature Reserve 3,844 protected area contained by site 3,844
Dollard II Natural Monument 96 protected area contained by site 96
Dollard GRL Nature Reserve 345 protected area contained by site 345
Dollard Nature Conservation Law 4,194 protected area contained by site 4,900
Breebaert Nature Reserve 63 protected area contained by site 63

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dollard. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/dollard-iba-netherlands on 21/02/2024.