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Heden


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
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC non-breeding 1989 1,750 individuals B1i
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC non-breeding 1989 5,300 individuals A4i, B1i
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC breeding 1989 50 breeding pairs B3

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)
2013 medium not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
North-East Greenland UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 97,200,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nationalparken i Nord- og Østgrønland National Park 97,200,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Heden (Jameson Land) Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 252,390 protected area overlaps with site 252,400

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Tundra -
Wetlands (inland) Salt marshes, Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heden. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2020.