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||2002-2003||835-918 individuals||B1i, B3, C2, C6|
|Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons||LC||winter||2002-2003||6-442 individuals||C6|
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)|
|River Finn SAC||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||5,499||protected area overlaps with site||221|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation||-|
|Artificial/Terrestrial||Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land||-|
|Coastline||Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Mud flats & sand flats||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Foyle: Carrigans and Swilly Burn valleys. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.