Adventdalen & Adventfjorden


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
Brent Goose Branta bernicla LC passage 2005-2014 10-85 individuals B1i
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC passage 2005-2014 1,000-1,500 individuals B1i
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC breeding 2005-2014 50-100 breeding pairs A3, B1i, B3
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC passage 2005-2014 1,000-5,200 mature individuals A4i, B1i
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC breeding 2005-2014 50-150 breeding pairs A3, B3
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU breeding 2005-2014 1-5 breeding pairs A3
King Eider Somateria spectabilis LC breeding 2005-2014 2-10 breeding pairs A3
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT breeding 2005-2014 < 50 breeding pairs A3
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC breeding 2005-2014 1-5 breeding pairs A3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC breeding 2005-2014 < 50 breeding pairs A3
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima LC passage 2005-2014 600-1,350 mature individuals B1i
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima LC breeding 2005-2014 < 50 breeding pairs A3, B3
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos LC breeding 2007-2013 max 1 breeding pairs A3
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus LC breeding 2005-2014 max 1 breeding pairs A3
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius LC breeding 2005-2014 1-7 breeding pairs A3
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea NT non-breeding 2005-2014 1-22 individuals A1
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus LC breeding 2005-2014 max 10 breeding pairs A3
Arctic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus LC breeding 2005-2014 5-10 breeding pairs A3
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis LC breeding 2005-2014 common 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.

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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Marine Intertidal -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs, Mud flats and sand flats, Rivers and streams, Shingle or stony beaches, Standing brackish and salt water, Standing freshwater, Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
energy production and mining -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Adventdalen & Adventfjorden. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/08/2022.