Rauma and Luvia archipelagos

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
Mew Gull Larus canus LC breeding 1995 1,323 breeding pairs B2
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus LC breeding 1995 90 breeding pairs B3
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea LC breeding 1995 1,430 breeding pairs C2

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 poor

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Larus marinus Great Black-backed Gull 90 125 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Sterna paradisaea Arctic Tern 1400 1100 breeding pairs 79 near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Reksaaren Huhdanpään luonnonsuojelualue Private Nature Reserve 3 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rauman saaristo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,350 protected area contained by site 5,350
Puuvallinnokan luonnonsuojelualue Private Nature Reserve 3 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pihlasenokka Protected Areas on Private Land 4 protected area overlaps with site 0
Omenapuumaan luonnonsuojelualue Private Nature Reserve 107 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marjakarin-Pohjakallioiden Saaret (luonnonsuojelualue) Private Nature Reserve 6 protected area overlaps with site 0
Luvian saaristo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,687 protected area contained by site 7,602
Kylmäsantakarin luonnonsuojeluale Private Nature Reserve 11 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hylkikartojen luonnonsuojelualue Private Nature Reserve 4 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea -
Unknown -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rauma and Luvia archipelagos. Downloaded from on 02/04/2020.