FI037
Litokaira


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
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC resident 1996 101-500 breeding pairs B2, C6
Smew Mergellus albellus LC breeding 1996 6-10 breeding pairs A3
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 1996 51-100 breeding pairs B1i, B2, C2, C6
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata LC breeding 1996 11-50 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC breeding 1996 101-500 breeding pairs B3
Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus LC breeding 1996 101-500 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus LC breeding 1996 101-500 breeding pairs A3, A4i, B1i, C3
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia LC breeding 1996 51-100 breeding pairs A3
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC breeding 1996 501-1,000 breeding pairs B2
Northern Hawk-owl Surnia ulula LC breeding 1996 11-50 breeding pairs A3
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 1996 11-50 breeding pairs B2, C6
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa LC breeding 1996 6-10 breeding pairs A3
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC breeding 1996 11-50 breeding pairs B2
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC resident 1996 101-500 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus LC resident 1996 51-100 breeding pairs A3, B2
Siberian Tit Poecile cinctus LC resident 1996 51-100 breeding pairs A3
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata LC breeding 1996 1,001-5,000 breeding pairs B2
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus LC breeding 1996 1,001-5,000 breeding pairs B2
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus LC breeding 1996 11-50 breeding pairs A3
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis LC breeding 1996 1,001-5,000 breeding pairs B3
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla LC breeding 1996 1,001-5,000 breeding pairs A3
Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus LC breeding 1996 11-50 breeding pairs A3, B3
Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera LC breeding 1996 101-500 breeding pairs A3
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica VU breeding 1996 1,001-5,000 breeding pairs A3

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 medium
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
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
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - nutrient loads happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Calidris falcinellus Broad-billed Sandpiper 160 20 breeding pairs 13 very unfavourable
Lymnocryptes minimus Jack Snipe 100 10 breeding pairs 10 very unfavourable
Tringa nebularia Common Greenshank 100 50 breeding pairs 50 unfavourable
Perisoreus infaustus Siberian Jay 150 150 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Poecile cinctus Siberian Tit 150 50 breeding pairs 34 very unfavourable
Bombycilla garrulus Bohemian Waxwing 30 12 breeding pairs 40 not assessed
Fringilla montifringilla Brambling 1800 1800 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Loxia pytyopsittacus Parrot Crossbill 300 300 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Emberiza rustica Rustic Bunting 1000 610 breeding pairs 61 unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
LITOKAIRAN YKSITYINEN LUONNONSUOJELUALUE Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 10 protected area contained by site 0
Litokaira Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 30,382 protected area overlaps with site 0
Litokaira Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 30,382 protected area overlaps with site 29,685
Lapiosuon-Ison Äijönsuon soidensuojelualue Soidensuojelualue 26,412 protected area contained by site 25,695
KORPELAN LUONNONSUOJELUALUE Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 5 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Raised bogs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Litokaira. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2022.