NL048
Gelderse Poort


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 1987-1991 110 individuals B3, C6
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC winter 1987-1991 143 individuals B2
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 1987-1991 6,482 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1987-1991 35,933 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Smew Mergellus albellus LC winter 1987-1991 194 individuals C6
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC non-breeding 1987-1991 803 individuals B1i, C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1988-1992 6 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC resident 1989-1992 24 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1987-1991 2 breeding pairs C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1989-1993 136 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1991 20,000-49,999 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Weide Oude Rijnstrangen Natural Monument 2 protected area contained by site 2
Rijntakken Natuurbeschermingswet 23,047 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rijntakken Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,048 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rijntakken Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,440 protected area overlaps with site 0
Oude Waal Natural Monument 82 protected area contained by site 82
Oude Rijnstrangen Nature Reserve 348 protected area contained by site 348
Ooijpolder en Millingerwaard Nature Reserve 485 protected area overlaps with site 410
Ooijpolder Nature Reserve 17 protected area contained by site 17
Gelderse Poort Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,211 is identical to site 6,050
Gelderse Poort Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,967 protected area contained by site 4,967
Bemmelse, Gendtse en Klompenwaard Waard Nature Reserve 108 protected area contained by site 108

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gelderse Poort. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2020.