SE068
Coastal area of Oskarshamn


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
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 1999 340-15,135 individuals A4i, B1i, C3

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 medium unfavourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - small-holder plantations likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Hydroprogne caspia Caspian Tern 125 75 breeding pairs 60 unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Virbo med Ekö Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 584 protected area contained by site 584
Virbo med Ekö Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 584 protected area contained by site 0
Virbo med Ekö skärgård Naturreservat 584 protected area contained by site 585
Viråns vattensystem Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,235 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Vållö Naturreservat 2,749 protected area contained by site 2,663
Vållö Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,749 protected area contained by site 2,749
Vållö Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,749 protected area contained by site 0
Svartingskär Djur- och växtskyddsområde 29 protected area contained by site 26
Storö Naturreservat 452 protected area contained by site 453
Storö Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 452 protected area contained by site 454
Storö Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 452 protected area contained by site 0
Skomakareskär Wildlife and Plant Sanctuary 6 protected area contained by site 6
Sjöboviken Naturreservat 41 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Runnö Naturreservat 2,384 protected area overlaps with site 0
Måsskärshällarna, Kojhällen, Sörehällar & intlig öar Djur- och växtskyddsområde 80 protected area contained by site 35
Lilla Rödskär & intilliggande öar Djur- och växtskyddsområde 9 protected area contained by site 10
Långgrund, Lövgrund & intlig skär Wildlife and Plant Sanctuary 26 protected area contained by site 30
Kungsholmen Naturreservat 3 protected area contained by site 3
Inre och Yttre Grässkär Djur- och växtskyddsområde 21 protected area contained by site 23
Germanneskär Djur- och växtskyddsområde 9 protected area contained by site 12
Furön Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 96 protected area contained by site 0
Furön Naturreservat 96 protected area contained by site 96
Furön Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 96 protected area contained by site 96
Ekön Naturreservat 69 protected area contained by site 69
Ek Naturminne 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Del av Gåsö (100m skyddszon saknas) Djur- och växtskyddsområde 5 protected area contained by site 5
Del av Furö, Örbådan & intlig öar Wildlife and Plant Sanctuary 49 protected area contained by site 58

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Oskarshamnsbygdens fågelklubb 0
Östra Smålands Ornitologiska Förening 0
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local conservation groups please click here.

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features, Open Sea -
Forest Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coastal area of Oskarshamn. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2022.