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
Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus LC breeding 1990 90 breeding pairs B2
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC breeding 1990 501-1,000 breeding pairs B2

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
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Calidris falcinellus Broad-billed Sandpiper 50 16 breeding pairs 32 very unfavourable
Tringa glareola Wood Sandpiper 475 475 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation 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)
Ojanperän luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 6 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kilsiaavan-Ristivuoman soidensuojelualue Soidensuojelualue 9,133 protected area overlaps with site 7,823
Kilsiaapa-Ristivuoma Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,687 protected area overlaps with site 7,823
KILSIAAPA-RISTIVUOMA Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 12 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kilsiaapa-Ristivuoma Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,687 protected area overlaps with site 0


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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kilsiaapa-Ristivuoma. Downloaded from on 07/12/2022.