Midterhuken & Eholmen

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
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC breeding 2008 1,300 mature individuals B1i, B3
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT breeding 2008 8,000 mature individuals B1i, B3
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia LC breeding 2005-2014 118,732 mature individuals B1ii, B2
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 2002-2014 145,000 mature 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Midterhuken & Eholmen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.