FI005
Pomokaira-Koitelaiskaira


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC breeding 1996 10-50 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Smew Mergellus albellus LC breeding 1996 10-50 breeding pairs B2, C2
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 1994 20-50 breeding pairs B2, C6
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC breeding 1994 100-300 breeding pairs B3
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC breeding 1995 400-1,000 breeding pairs B3, C6
Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus LC breeding 1994 400-1,000 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus LC breeding 1996 300-1,000 breeding pairs C2
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus LC breeding 1994 100-300 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C3
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC breeding 1994 2,000-5,000 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Northern Hawk-owl Surnia ulula LC breeding 1994 50-200 breeding pairs C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 1994 20-50 breeding pairs B2, C6
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa LC breeding 1996 5-20 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1996 5-10 breeding pairs B2, C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC breeding 1994 10-50 breeding pairs B2, C6
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC resident 1994 70-200 breeding pairs B2, C6
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus LC resident 1994 500-1,500 breeding pairs B2
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata LC breeding 1994 1,000-3,000 breeding pairs B2
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca LC breeding 1994 300-600 breeding pairs B3
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus LC breeding 1994 2,000-5,000 breeding pairs B2
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis NT breeding 1994 5,000-10,000 breeding pairs 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 low very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel 150 150 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Calidris pugnax Ruff 400 100 breeding pairs 25 not assessed
Phalaropus lobatus Red-necked Phalarope 300 1 breeding pairs 1 very unfavourable
Tringa erythropus Spotted Redshank 120 0 breeding pairs 0 very unfavourable
Tringa glareola Wood Sandpiper 4000 4000 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Picoides tridactylus 250 570 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Perisoreus infaustus Siberian Jay 2000 2000 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Phoenicurus phoenicurus Common Redstart 5500 5500 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit 10000 5000 breeding pairs 50 unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vajukosken Mölikän luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 17 protected area contained by site 0
Pomokairan-Tenniöaavan soidensuojelualue Soidensuojelualue 44,279 protected area contained by site 43,665
Pomokairan luonnonsuojelualue State Nature Reserve 47,901 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pomokaira Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 92,358 protected area contained by site 92,358
Pomokaira Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 92,358 protected area contained by site 0
Koitelaisen luonnonsuojelualue State Nature Reserve 49,644 protected area overlaps with site 0
Koitelainen Mires Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 48,938 protected area overlaps with site 38,840
Koitelainen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 48,938 protected area overlaps with site 0
Koitelainen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 48,938 protected area overlaps with site 44,896
Ilmakkiaavan soidensuojelualue Soidensuojelualue 1,037 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pomokaira-Koitelaiskaira. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2021.