FI094
Eckerö and Hammarland archipelago


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
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus LC breeding 1997 51-100 breeding pairs B3
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC breeding 1997 101-200 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle LC breeding 1997 1,001-2,000 breeding pairs B1ii, B2
Razorbill Alca torda LC breeding 1997 1,001-2,000 breeding pairs B1ii, B3, C3

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)
2010 low near favourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
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 happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Larus marinus Great Black-backed Gull 50 60 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian Tern 100 85 breeding pairs 85 near favourable
Cepphus grylle Black Guillemot 1000 1100 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Alca torda Razorbill 1700 1700 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Unknown No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Signilskär-Märket Archipelago Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 22,566 protected area overlaps with site 16,170
Signilskär - Märket Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 22,464 protected area overlaps with site 0
Signilskär - Märket Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 21,030 protected area overlaps with site 7,614
Signilskär - Märket Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 21,030 protected area overlaps with site 0
Märrkallarna - Åbergsgrynnan - Mjölskärskallen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 759 protected area overlaps with site 77
Läggningsbådan Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 283 protected area overlaps with site 150

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
unknown -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eckerö and Hammarland archipelago. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.