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Värriö-Tuntsa


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 breeding 1996 10-20 breeding pairs C2
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC breeding 1996 50-100 breeding pairs B3
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus LC breeding 1996 5-10 breeding pairs A3
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia LC breeding 1996 5-10 breeding pairs A3
Northern Hawk-owl Surnia ulula LC breeding 1996 10-20 breeding pairs A3
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa LC breeding 1996 10-20 breeding pairs A3, C6
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus LC resident 1996 200-400 breeding pairs A3, B2
Siberian Tit Poecile cinctus LC resident 1996 200-400 breeding pairs A3
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis LC breeding 1996 5-10 breeding pairs A3
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus LC breeding 1996 20-40 breeding pairs A3
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla LC breeding 1996 3,000-6,000 breeding pairs A3
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator LC breeding 1996 50-100 breeding pairs A3
Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus LC breeding 1996 10-50 breeding pairs A3, B3
Loxia leucoptera NR breeding 1996 20-100 breeding pairs A3
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica VU breeding 1996 50-100 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 near 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
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
Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel 70 70 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Lymnocryptes minimus Jack Snipe 5 4 breeding pairs 80 near favourable
Tringa nebularia Common Greenshank 5 4 breeding pairs 80 near favourable
Surnia ulula Northern Hawk-owl 60 60 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Perisoreus infaustus Siberian Jay 550 550 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Poecile cinctus Siberian Tit 460 380 breeding pairs 83 near favourable
Bombycilla garrulus Bohemian Waxwing 120 120 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Fringilla montifringilla Brambling 5500 5500 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Pinicola enucleator Pine Grosbeak 225 225 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Loxia pytyopsittacus Parrot Crossbill 120 30 breeding pairs 25 not assessed
Loxia leucoptera Two-barred Crossbill 90 90 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Emberiza rustica Rustic Bunting 70 2 breeding pairs 3 not assessed

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Värriön luonnonpuisto Luonnonpuisto 12,469 protected area contained by site 12,508
Värriö Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,458 protected area contained by site 0
Värriö Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 12,458 protected area contained by site 12,458
Tuntsan erämaa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 21,241 protected area contained by site 21,241
Tuntsan erämaa Erämaa-alue 21,224 protected area contained by site 21,132
Saihoselän luonnonsuojelualue State Nature Reserve 971 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Peurahaaran luonnonsuojelualue State Nature Reserve 45 protected area overlaps with site 0
Peurahaara Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 46 protected area overlaps with site 15

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Värriö-Tuntsa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/04/2020.