Pöyrisvuoma mire protection area

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 1994 50 breeding pairs B2
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC breeding 1994 500 breeding pairs B2
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis NT breeding 1994 1,000 breeding pairs B3

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 medium 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
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Lymnocryptes minimus Jack Snipe 120 120 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Tringa glareola Wood Sandpiper 850 850 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit 750 750 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90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Very little or no conservation action taking place low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)
Pöyrisvuoman soidensuojelualue Soidensuojelualue 4,221 protected area overlaps with site 4,270
Pöyrisjärven Erämaa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 146,834 protected area contains site 0
Pöyrisjärven Erämaa Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 146,834 protected area contains site 4,270
Pöyrisjärven erämaa Erämaa-alue 127,426 protected area overlaps with site 4,270


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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pöyrisvuoma mire protection area. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.