IS008
Longufjorur


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
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT non-breeding - 80,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT passage 1990 12,000 individuals A4i, B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding - 50,000-99,999 individuals A4iii

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Eldborg i Hnappadal Natturuvaetti Monument 125 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Mud flats & sand flats, Rock stacks and islets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Longufjorur. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2022.