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Duinen Schiermonnikoog This is an IBA in Danger! 


IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT breeding 2011-2015 377-514 breeding pairs B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1991 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

For more information about the IBA criteria, please click here


IBA Conservation

IBA conservation status - summary
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2018 very high not assessed high
Was the whole site assessed? yes Condition (state) assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat level 1 Threat level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification marine and freshwater aquaculture - industrial aquaculture happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - unspecified species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at the site (response)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation 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 high
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Waddenzee I Natural Monument 125,000 protected area overlaps with site 1,500
Waddenzee (Wadden Sea) Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 249,998 protected area overlaps with site 855
Waddenzee Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 271,771 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Waddenzee Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 264,858 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Waddenzee Natuurbeschermingswet 271,771 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Waddensea Area UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 260,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Wadden Sea Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 249,998 protected area is adjacent to site 0
The Wadden Sea World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 1,143,403 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Schiermonnikoog, Nationaal Park Nature Reserve 1,889 protected area contained by site 1,889
Schiermonnikoog Nationaal Park 6,838 protected area overlaps with site 2,800
North Sea Coastal Area Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 135,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Noordzeekustzone Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 144,475 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Noordzeekustzone Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 144,475 protected area is adjacent to site 568
Duinen Schiermonnikoog Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 833 is identical to site 1,043
Duinen Schiermonnikoog Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 833 is identical to site 1,021
Duinen Schiermonnikoog Natuurbeschermingswet 833 is identical to site 0
Duinen Schiermonnikoog Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 833 is identical to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
Marine Intertidal -
For further information about the IUCN habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Duinen Schiermonnikoog. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1188 on 07/06/2023.