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Tay - Isla Valley


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
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 2001-2006 1,200 individuals 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 low 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
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
Anser anser Greylag Goose 5100 1200 individuals 24 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 No management planning has taken place 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)
Stormont Loch (SWT) Reserve 56 protected area contained by site 56
River Tay (Dunkeld) National Scenic Area 5,708 protected area overlaps with site 0
River Tay Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,462 protected area overlaps with site 84
Meikleour Area Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 148 protected area overlaps with site 154
Lochs of Butterstone, Craiglush and Lowes Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 259 protected area overlaps with site 259
Lochs Clunie and Marlee Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 171 protected area overlaps with site 178
Loch of the Lowes Nature Reserve 159 protected area overlaps with site 0
Loch of Lowes (SWT) Reserve 95 protected area contained by site 95
Hare Myre, Monk Myre and Stormont Loch Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 79 protected area overlaps with site 80
Fungarth Juniper Wood Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 55 protected area overlaps with site 55
Forest of Clunie Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 19,478 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Forest of Clunie Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 19,348 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dunkeld - Blairgowrie Lochs Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 428 protected area contained by site 429
Den of Riechip Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 30 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cardney Wood Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 40 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Fens, transition mires and springs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tay - Isla Valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2020.