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Lista wetland system


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
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU winter 2011 500 individuals A1
Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca VU winter 2008 265 individuals A1, B2
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus VU winter 2004-2013 100-150 individuals B1i, B2
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT breeding 2013 10 breeding pairs A1
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus LC breeding 2013 2,237 breeding pairs B1i, B3

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 high very unfavourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - shifting agriculture happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - intentional use: lg scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather storms and floods happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - named species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (commercial use) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - nutrient loads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution air-borne pollutants - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - run-off happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution excess energy - noise pollution happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Pollution industrial & military effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors flight paths happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed Duck 500 177 individuals 36 very unfavourable
Melanitta fusca 265 110 individuals 42 unfavourable
Podiceps auritus Horned Grebe 150 58 individuals 39 very unfavourable
Numenius arquata Eurasian Curlew 10 15 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Larus fuscus Lesser Black-backed Gull 2237 2109 breeding pairs 95 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Røyrtjern Nature Reserve 9 protected area contained by site 9
Rauna Nature Reserve 21 protected area contained by site 26
Prestevannet Flora and Fauna Protection Area 37 protected area contained by site 37
Nesheimvann Nature Reserve 149 protected area contained by site 147
Lundevågen Flora and Fauna Protection Area 11 protected area contained by site 11
Listastrendene Landscape Protected Area 780 protected area contained by site 600
Lista Wetlands System Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 724 protected area overlaps with site 724
Hanangervann og Kråkenesvann Protected Landscape 257 protected area contained by site 257

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Shingle & stony beaches, Sand dunes & beaches -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Blanket bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
military -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lista wetland system. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2020.