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Jæren


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

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 2011-2013 400-1,100 individuals B1i, B3
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU winter 2006-2014 300-700 individuals A1
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus VU winter 2004-2014 100-250 individuals B1i, B2
Common Loon Gavia immer LC winter 2004-2014 50-200 individuals B1i
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus NT breeding 2011-2013 2,000-2,500 breeding pairs B2
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT breeding 1997-2011 150-400 breeding pairs A1
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 2010-2013 10-20 breeding pairs A1

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)
Vigre Naturreservat 2 protected area contained by site 0
Strandnesvågen Naturreservat 1 protected area contained by site 13
Søylandsvatnet Naturreservat 67 protected area contained by site 0
Søylandsvatn Nature Reserve 70 protected area contained by site 70
Søndre Frøyland Dyrefredningsområde 17 protected area overlaps with site 0
Søndre Frøyland Landskapsvernområde 45 protected area overlaps with site 0
Smokkevatnet Naturreservat 26 protected area contained by site 0
Smokkevatn Nature Reserve 24 protected area contained by site 24
Reime Plantefredningsområde 13 protected area contained by site 0
Øksnevadtjønn Naturreservat 13 protected area contained by site 0
Øksnevadtjern Nature Reserve 12 protected area contained by site 12
Orrevatnet Dyrelivsfredning 58 protected area contained by site 0
Orrevatnet Naturreservat 948 protected area contained by site 0
Orrevatn Nature Reserve 900 protected area contained by site 900
Mossige Naturreservat 1 protected area contained by site 0
Lonavatnet Naturreservat 32 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lonavatn Nature Reserve 32 protected area contained by site 32
Linemyra Naturreservat 6 protected area contained by site 0
Jærstrendene Naturminne 30 protected area contained by site 0
Jærstrendene Dyrefredningsområde 577 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jærstrendene Plantefredningsområde 268 protected area contained by site 0
Jærstrendene Landskapsvernområde 1,605 protected area overlaps with site 1,608
Jærkysten Marint verneområde (naturmangfoldloven) 4 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jaeren wetland system Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,256 protected area overlaps with site 400
Heigremyra Naturreservat 6 protected area contained by site 8
Harvalandsvatnet Naturreservat 31 protected area contained by site 0
Harvalandsvatn Nature Reserve 331 protected area contained by site 331
Hagavågen Naturreservat 4 protected area contained by site 36
Haga Naturreservat 3 protected area overlaps with site 0
Grudevatnet Nature Reserve 74 protected area contained by site 74
Grudevatn Naturreservat 77 protected area contained by site 0
Grudevatn Dyrefredningsområde 109 protected area contained by site 0
Grannesbukta Naturreservat 1 protected area contained by site 6
Bjårvatnet Naturreservat 95 protected area contained by site 0
Alvevatnet Naturreservat 11 protected area contained by site 0
Alvevatn Nature Reserve 13 protected area contained by site 13

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jæren. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2021.