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Greenlaw Moor


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
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC passage 2001-2006 4,870 individuals A4i, B1i, C3

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 very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Anser brachyrhynchus Pink-footed Goose 15400 549 individuals 4 very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation Unknown Not assessed low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Greenlaw Moor Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 246 is identical to site 247
Greenlaw Moor Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 248 protected area overlaps with site 247
Greenlaw Moor Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 1,171 protected area overlaps with site 247

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland Heathland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Blanket bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Greenlaw Moor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.