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Stokkseyri-Eyrarbakki


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage - 250 individuals B1i
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT passage 1990 7,562 individuals B1i
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima LC winter 1987-1989 255-617 individuals A4i, B1i

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


Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Mud flats & sand flats, Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stokkseyri-Eyrarbakki. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.