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Haapavesi wetlands


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 1995 800-1,200 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus LC breeding 1995 79 breeding pairs B2
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus LC passage 1995 500-800 individuals A4i, 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 high 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
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - nutrient loads happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan 800 250 individuals 32 very unfavourable
Hydrocoloeus minutus Little Gull 80 181 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Haapaveden lintuvedet ja suot Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 431 protected area overlaps with site 1,456

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haapavesi wetlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/11/2019.