IJssel: IJsselkop - Ketelmeer

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

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 winter 1991 470 individuals B1i, B3, C2, C6
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC winter 1991 923 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Smew Mergellus albellus LC winter 1991 110 individuals C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1991 5 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC resident 1991 2 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown - 20,000 individuals 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.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: IJssel: IJsselkop - Ketelmeer. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.