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 passage 1980-1988 150-200 individuals C2
Common Teal Anas crecca LC breeding 1996 2,600 breeding pairs B1i, C3
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1996 58 breeding pairs B3, 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Getteröns fågelreservat Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 350 protected area overlaps with site 350
Getteröns fågelreservat Naturreservat 350 protected area overlaps with site 330
Getteröns fågelreservat Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 350 protected area overlaps with site 0
Getterön Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 450 is identical to site 450


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Getterön. Downloaded from on 03/12/2020.