Makkumer-and Kooiwaard

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
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC winter 1986-1990 30,640 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 1987-1992 37 individuals B1i, C2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1990 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

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)
Makkumer- en Kooiwaard Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Makkumer - en Kooiwaard Nature Reserve with Management Subsidy 900 protected area overlaps with site 48
Friese IJsselmeerkust II Natural Monument 120 protected area overlaps with site 62
Friese IJsselmeerkust I Natural Monument 4,800 protected area overlaps with site 1,582


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
other -
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Makkumer-and Kooiwaard. Downloaded from on 25/06/2022.