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Archipelago of Stockholm


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
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT non-breeding 1996 20,000-40,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT breeding 1996 36,500-36,700 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C3
Goosander Mergus merganser LC breeding 1996 640-660 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C3
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator LC breeding 1996 590-615 breeding pairs B1i, C3
White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi LC breeding 1996 3,850-4,190 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C3
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres LC breeding 1996 790-840 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C3
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC breeding 1996 355-370 breeding pairs B2
Mew Gull Larus canus LC breeding 1996 4,500-5,000 breeding pairs B2
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus LC breeding 1996 950-1,300 breeding pairs B1i, B3, C3
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus LC breeding 1996 460-480 breeding pairs B3
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC breeding 1996 100-250 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea LC breeding 1996 2,490 breeding pairs C2
Arctic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus LC breeding 1996 175-200 breeding pairs B1ii, C3
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle LC breeding 1996 4,000-4,400 breeding pairs A4ii, B1ii, B2
Razorbill Alca torda LC breeding 1996 1,400-2,000 breeding pairs B1ii, B3, C3
Common Murre Uria aalge LC breeding 1996 200-400 breeding pairs B1ii, C3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1996 20,000-49,999 breeding pairs A4iii, C4

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


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Villinge Boskapsö Naturreservat 340 protected area overlaps with site 280
Villinge Boskapsö Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 340 protected area overlaps with site 271
Viksharorna Djur- och växtskyddsområde 22 protected area contained by site 21
Vidingsöra Naturreservat 21 protected area contained by site 21
Utö Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,184 protected area overlaps with site 267
Utö Naturreservat 4,179 protected area overlaps with site 270
Torrmulen Djur- och växtskyddsområde 10 protected area contained by site 7
Svenska stenarna Djur- och växtskyddsområde 125 protected area contained by site 0
Svenska Högarna Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,667 protected area contained by site 0
Svenska Högarna Naturreservat 2,667 protected area contained by site 2,600
Svenska Högarna Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,667 protected area contained by site 2,667
Svenska Björn Naturreservat 3,980 protected area contained by site 3,970
Svenska Björn Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,980 protected area contained by site 3,980
Sundby Naturreservat 5,175 protected area overlaps with site 290
Storö-Bockö-Lökaö Naturreservat 6,046 protected area overlaps with site 2,660
Stora Nassa-Sv. Högarna Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 29,852 protected area overlaps with site 0
Stora Nassa Wildlife and Plant Sanctuary 440 protected area contained by site 440
Stora Nassa Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,949 protected area contained by site 2,949
Stora Nassa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,949 protected area contained by site 0
Stora Nassa Naturreservat 2,943 protected area contained by site 3,000
Stockholm, outer archipelago Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 15,000 protected area contained by site 15,000
Rörskären Djur- och växtskyddsområde 35 protected area contained by site 38
Rödlöga 1:6 Naturminne 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Outer Stockholm archipelago Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 14,336 protected area overlaps with site 13,763
Outer Stockholm archipelago Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 29,735 protected area overlaps with site 28,695
Outer Stockholm archipelago Bird Sanctuary 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Norrpada Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 32 protected area contained by site 32
Norrpada Naturreservat 36 protected area contained by site 36
Nåttarö Naturreservat 6,565 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lygne Djur- och växtskyddsområde 144 protected area contained by site 130
Långviksskär Naturreservat 3,897 protected area contained by site 2,300
Långskär Naturreservat 854 protected area contained by site 875
Huvudskär Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,076 protected area overlaps with site 2,076
Huvudskär Naturreservat 2,076 protected area overlaps with site 0
Grönskär Naturreservat 2 protected area contained by site 2
Grän Wildlife and Plant Sanctuary 30 protected area contained by site 28
Gjusharan Djur- och växtskyddsområde 23 protected area contained by site 22
Fjärdlång Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,089 protected area overlaps with site 3,635
Fjärdlång Naturreservat 5,089 protected area overlaps with site 2,000
Bullerö-Bytta Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 14,385 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bullerö-Bytta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,315 protected area overlaps with site 14,314
Bullerö Naturreservat 4,437 protected area overlaps with site 4,100
Biskopsö Naturreservat 5,123 protected area contained by site 4,000
Ängsö/Marskär Wildlife and Plant Sanctuary 200 protected area contained by site 200
Ålandsskär Naturreservat 18 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland -
Sea Open Sea, Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Rock stacks and islets -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
military -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Archipelago of Stockholm. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2022.