Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009Populations 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||2002-2006||123-280 individuals||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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Lough Ree SPA||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||12,348||protected area contains site||10,180|
|Lough Ree SAC||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||14,365||protected area contains site||10,788|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lough Ree. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.