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Hochstetter Forland


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
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC non-breeding 1989 400 individuals B1i
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC breeding 1989 50 breeding pairs A3, B3
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC non-breeding 1989 3,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC breeding 1989 50 breeding pairs A3, B3
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU breeding - present A3
King Eider Somateria spectabilis LC breeding - present A3
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT breeding - present A3
Sanderling Calidris alba LC breeding - present A3
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius LC breeding - present A3
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus LC breeding - present A3

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)
North-East Greenland UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 97,200,000 protected area contains site 0
Nationalparken i Nord- og Østgrønland National Park 97,200,000 protected area contains site 0
Hochstetter Forland Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 184,820 protected area overlaps with site 184,800

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Tundra -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hochstetter Forland. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2020.