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Øvre Pasvik


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC breeding 2005-2014 common A3
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC breeding 2005-2014 common A3
Smew Mergellus albellus LC breeding 2004-2013 10-20 breeding pairs A3
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC breeding 2005-2014 present A3
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 2004-2013 frequent A3, B2
Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus LC breeding 2004-2013 present A3, B2
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC breeding 2005-2014 present A3
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus LC breeding 2004-2013 frequent A3, B2
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus LC breeding 2004-2013 frequent A3, B2
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia LC breeding 2005-2014 frequent A3
Northern Hawk-owl Surnia ulula LC breeding 2004-2013 frequent A3
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa LC resident 2004-2013 max 10 breeding pairs A3
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus LC breeding 2005-2014 present A3
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus LC breeding 2004-2013 common A3, B2
Siberian Tit Poecile cinctus LC breeding 2004-2013 frequent A3
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis LC breeding 2004-2013 5-10 breeding pairs A3
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus LC breeding 2004-2013 common A3
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla LC breeding 2004-2013 abundant A3
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator LC breeding 2004-2013 present A3
Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus LC breeding 2005-2014 present A3
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla LC breeding 2004-2013 5-20 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Pasvik Nature Reserve Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,910 protected area contained by site 0
Pasvik Naturreservat 1,900 protected area contained by site 1,910
Øvre Pasvik Nasjonalpark 11,980 protected area contained by site 6,660
Øvre Pasvik Landskapsvernområde 5,463 protected area contained by site 0
Gjøkvassneset Naturreservat 9 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Raised bogs -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Øvre Pasvik. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2020.