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Fanø This is an IBA in danger! 


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
Brent Goose Branta bernicla LC passage 1994 8,100 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC passage 1994 7,600 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC passage 1994 2,960 individuals B1i, C3
Haematopus ostralegus NR passage 1994 16,400 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC passage 1994 2,872 individuals A4i, B1i
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT passage 1994 16,700 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT passage 1994 7,575 individuals B1i, C3
Sanderling Calidris alba LC passage 1994 2,199 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC passage 1994 88,500 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1994 65-75 breeding pairs B2, C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 1994 100,000-499,999 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 very high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - named species happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (unknown use) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Very little or no conservation action taking place not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vadehavet med Ribe Å; Tved Å og Varde Å vest for Varde Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 134,760 protected area contains site 4,370
Vadehavet med Ribe Å, Tved Å og Varde Å vest for Varde Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 112,700 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vadehavet Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 115,671 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Vadehavet Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 150,482 protected area overlaps with site 4,370
The Wadden Sea World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 1,143,403 protected area contains site 0
Sønderho Fuglekøjer Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 196 protected area contained by site 0
Nationalpark Vadehavet Nationalpark 146,600 protected area contains site 4,370
Fanø Syd Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 1,200 protected area overlaps with site 0
Fanø Kommune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 3,798 protected area overlaps with site 0
Fanø Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,439 protected area contains site 4,077

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry plantations -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fanø. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.