Bay of Strandstugu

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC winter 2000-2006 2,500 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Smew Mergellus albellus LC winter 2000-2007 170 individuals C2
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 2000-2006 60,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC winter 2000-2006 5,000 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC winter 2000-2006 75 individuals B1i, C2
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC resident 2000-2007 14 individuals C6

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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Strandstuviken Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 990 protected area contained by site 989
Strandstuviken Naturreservat 989 protected area contained by site 997
Strandstuviken Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 990 protected area contained by site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Fågelföreningen Tärnan 0
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Open Sea, Sea inlets and coastal features -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Forest Mixed woodland -
Marine Neritic -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bay of Strandstugu. Downloaded from on 28/11/2022.