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Tina Menor-Sarnosa island-Oyambre


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT winter 2008 min 219 individuals A1, C1

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)
2007 high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information poor

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - small-holder plantations happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Gulosus aristotelis European Shag 26 2 breeding pairs 8 very unfavourable
Larus cachinnans 500 32 breeding pairs 7 very unfavourable

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 plan exists but the management planning process has begun 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)
Río Nansa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 570 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rias occidentales y Duna de Oyambre Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,273 protected area overlaps with site 680
Oyambre Parque Natural 5,758 protected area overlaps with site 0
LIC-RIO NANSA Zona de la Red Ecológica Europea Natura 2000 570 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LIC-RIAS OCCIDENTALES Y DUNA DE OYAMBRE Zona de la Red Ecológica Europea Natura 2000 1,273 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dunas de Liencres Parque Natural 194 protected area contains site 1,100

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Sand dunes & beaches, Mud flats & sand flats, Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tina Menor-Sarnosa island-Oyambre. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2020.