SE043
Fjord of Stig


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 1997 400-500 individuals B1i, B3, C2
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC non-breeding 1997 2,000-4,000 individuals B1i, C3
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1997 2-4 breeding pairs B2, C6

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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valöns västsida Djur- och växtskyddsområde 4 protected area contained by site 0
Valön Naturreservat 265 protected area contained by site 265
Valön Naturreservat 413 protected area contained by site 0
Svanvik Naturreservat 291 protected area overlaps with site 300
Sundsby Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 363 protected area overlaps with site 160
Store Röd Djur- och växtskyddsområde 9 protected area contained by site 0
Stora Friskär Djur- och växtskyddsområde 2 protected area contained by site 0
Stigfjorden fjord Nature Reserve 8,539 protected area overlaps with site 5,000
Stigfjorden Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,837 protected area overlaps with site 4,837
Stigfjorden Naturreservat 6,730 protected area overlaps with site 0
Stigfjorden Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,837 protected area overlaps with site 0
Stigfjorden Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 6,940 is identical to site 6,900
Råssö Naturreservat 488 protected area contained by site 469
Lilla Friskär Djur- och växtskyddsområde 1 protected area contained by site 0
Lars holme Djur- och växtskyddsområde 2 protected area contained by site 0
Krokholmen Djur- och växtskyddsområde 7 protected area contained by site 0
Käringsholmen Djur- och växtskyddsområde 5 protected area contained by site 0
Kälkerön Naturreservat 356 protected area contained by site 350
Halsefjorden Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,212 protected area overlaps with site 703
Halsefjorden Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,212 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ärholmen, Visiteringarna, Skansen Djur- och växtskyddsområde 31 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
water management -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fjord of Stig. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2022.