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Nykvåg This is an IBA in danger! 


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
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC breeding 2013 939 mature individuals B1i
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica VU breeding 2013 38,000 breeding pairs A4ii, B1ii, B2
Razorbill Alca torda NT breeding 2013 2,398 mature individuals B1ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 2013 39,000 breeding pairs 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high very unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Climate change and severe weather other impacts happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Fratercula arctica Atlantic Puffin 180000 38000 breeding pairs 22 very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nykvåg/Nykan Nature Reserve 356 protected area contained by site 0
Frugga Nature Reserve 102 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nykvåg. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/07/2019.