IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC resident 1994-2004 12-16 breeding pairs 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)
Abeli Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,227 protected area contained by site 0
Abeli Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,227 protected area contained by site 3,201
Ābeļi Dabas liegums 3,227 protected area contained by site 3,247


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
Shrubland Scrub -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
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Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Abeli. Downloaded from on 09/08/2022.