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Weerribben


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
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus LC breeding 2011-2015 800 breeding pairs B3

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 medium not assessed high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of ground water (agricultural use) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - nutrient loads likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Weerribben-Wieden Nationaal Park 10,270 protected area overlaps with site 0
Weerribben Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,400 protected area overlaps with site 3,400
Weerribben Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,279 is identical to site 3,383
Weerribben Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,329 is identical to site 3,316
Weerribben Natuurbeschermingswet 3,329 is identical to site 0
De Wieden Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 9,400 protected area is adjacent to site 0
De Weerribben Nature Reserve 3,115 protected area contained by site 3,115
De Weerribben National Park 3,500 protected area contained by site 3,450

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
other -
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Weerribben. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2022.