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Sjaunja


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
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU breeding 1996 5 breeding pairs A1, C1
Smew Mergellus albellus LC breeding 1996 5 breeding pairs A3, B2
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus VU breeding 1996 4 breeding pairs A3
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus LC breeding 1996 present A3
Northern Hawk-owl Surnia ulula LC breeding 1996 15 breeding pairs A3
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC breeding 1996 5-15 breeding pairs C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 1996 30 breeding pairs B2, C6
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa LC breeding 1996 1 breeding pairs A3
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC breeding 1996 2-6 breeding pairs B2, C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC breeding 1996 5-15 breeding pairs B2, C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC breeding 1996 3-5 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C6
Merlin Falco columbarius LC breeding 1996 5-20 breeding pairs C6
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus LC breeding 1996 1-2 breeding pairs B2
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis LC breeding 1996 2 breeding pairs A3
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator LC breeding 1996 2-12 breeding pairs A3
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica VU breeding 1980-1988 present 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.

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)
Torne och Kalix älvsystem Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 176,092 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Stubba Naturreservat 35,033 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Stubba Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 33,286 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Stora Sjöfallet Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 127,993 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Stora Sjöfallet Nationalpark 127,993 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sjaunja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 281,371 is identical to site 0
Sjaunja Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 281,371 is identical to site 281,000
Sjaunja Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 188,600 protected area overlaps with site 188,600
Sjaunja Naturreservat 285,022 protected area contains site 281,000
Lina Fjällurskog Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 98,050 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lina fjällurskog Naturreservat 98,048 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Laponian Area World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 933,408 protected area contains site 281,000
Kaitum Fjällurskog Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 89,955 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kaitum fjällurskog Naturreservat 89,955 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest, Wooded tundra, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Tundra -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
military -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sjaunja. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022.