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Lake Pihlajavesi


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
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica LC breeding 1996 40-60 breeding pairs B2, C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1996 5-7 breeding pairs B2, C6

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)
2010 low favourable low
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 some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) 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
Gavia arctica Arctic Loon 70 70 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
WWF:n Lukkarinluotojen suojelualue, Suomi 100 Private Nature Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 0
Väistönsaaren luonnonsuojelualue Private Nature Reserve 47 protected area contained by site 0
Vaahkissaaren suojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 1 protected area contained by site 0
Ukkosaaren luonnonsuojelualue Private Nature Reserve 1 protected area contained by site 0
Sikosaaren suojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 11 protected area contained by site 0
Punkaharjun luonnonsuojelualue Valtion luonnonsuojelualue 653 protected area overlaps with site 0
Punkaharju Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 679 protected area overlaps with site 113
Pöllän koti luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 1 protected area contained by site 0
PIHLAJAVESI 8/99 Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 1 protected area contained by site 0
PIHLAJAVESI 7/99 Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 17 protected area contained by site 0
PIHLAJAVESI 6/99 Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 4 protected area contained by site 0
PIHLAJAVESI 5/99 Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 28 protected area contained by site 0
PIHLAJAVESI 4/99 Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 18 protected area contained by site 0
PIHLAJAVESI 3/99 Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 44 protected area contained by site 0
PIHLAJAVESI 1/01 Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 19 protected area contained by site 0
Pihlajavesi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 36,737 protected area overlaps with site 18,406
Pihlajaveden luonnonsuojelualue Valtion luonnonsuojelualue 4,652 protected area overlaps with site 0
Papan luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 24 protected area contained by site 0
Orivuoren luonnonsuojelualue Private Nature Reserve 3 protected area contained by site 0
Nestorinluodon luonnonsuojelualue, Suomi 100 Private Nature Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 0
Nenäniemen luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 11 protected area contained by site 0
Murtosaari Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 7 protected area contained by site 0
Louhiluodon luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 1 protected area contained by site 0
Läpsyöstön luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 4 protected area contained by site 0
Kotakallio Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 1 protected area contained by site 0
Kontisensalmen luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 3 protected area contained by site 0
Kontisensalmen luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 2 protected area contained by site 0
Koittervuoren luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 7 protected area contained by site 0
Karhulan rauhoitusalue Määräaikainen rauhoitus 3 protected area contained by site 0
Kalmaluodon luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 1 protected area contained by site 0
Hirviniemen lehmusmetsiköt Suojeltu luontotyyppi 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Haukkarannan luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 25 protected area overlaps with site 0
Haataansaaren lehmusmetsiköt Suojeltu luontotyyppi 1 protected area contained by site 0
Akkosaari Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 3 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


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