Bonden Island

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle LC breeding 1996 350-500 breeding pairs B1ii, B2
Razorbill Alca torda LC breeding 1996 2,000-4,000 breeding pairs B1ii, B3, C3
Common Murre Uria aalge LC breeding 1996 200-1,000 breeding pairs B1ii, C3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Örefjärden-Snöanskärgården Naturreservat 47,549 protected area contains site 0
Bonden Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 396 protected area overlaps with site 396
Bonden Nature Reserve 396 is identical to site 396
Bonden Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 396 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bonden Island. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.