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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 1992 460 individuals B1i, C2
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC passage 1992 5,001-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC passage 1992 101-500 individuals B1i, 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 very unfavourable 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
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - sewage past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan 450 160 individuals 36 very unfavourable
Bucephala clangula Common Goldeneye 5000 200 individuals 4 very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed No management planning has taken place Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Rummelön-Harrbådan Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 236 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rummelön-Harrbådan Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 236 protected area overlaps with site 197
Kokkolan saaristo ja Harrinniemi Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 256 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Coastline Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rummelö-Harrbodan. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.