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Ketelmeer & Vossemeer


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC non-breeding 2011-2015 2,531-3,701 individuals B1i, C3
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula LC breeding 2011-2015 17 breeding pairs B3
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC non-breeding 2011-2015 3-7 individuals C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2011-2015 min 19,387 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 not assessed very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Rijntakken Natuurbeschermingswet 23,047 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rijntakken Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,048 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rijntakken Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,440 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ketelmeer en Vossemeer Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,900 protected area overlaps with site 3,900
Ketelmeer & Vossemeer Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,843 is identical to site 3,846
Ketelmeer & Vossemeer Natuurbeschermingswet 3,843 is identical to site 0
IJsseluiterwaarden Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,538 protected area is adjacent to site 0
IJssel Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,139 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ketelmeer & Vossemeer. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2022.