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Stjørdalsfjord


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
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU passage 2004-2014 600-1,100 individuals A1
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT passage 2004-2014 1,200-4,000 individuals B1i
Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca VU passage 2004-2014 700-1,000 individuals A1

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)
2016 high unfavourable negligible
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
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration low
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution excess energy - noise pollution happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors flight paths likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors shipping lanes happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed Duck 1100 606 individuals 56 unfavourable
Somateria mollissima Common Eider 4000 2015 individuals 51 unfavourable
Melanitta fusca 1000 400 individuals 40 unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vinnan og Velvangen Dyrefredningsområde 3 protected area contained by site 0
Vikanbukta Dyrefredningsområde 4 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Mud flats & sand flats -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stjørdalsfjord. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/08/2020.