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Rottige Meenthe and Brandemeer


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
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC winter 1979-1989 200 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2

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)
2018 high not assessed high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - unspecified species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - nutrient loads happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Rottige Meenthe en Brandemeer Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,130 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rottige Meenthe & Brandemeer Natuurbeschermingswet 1,369 protected area contained by site 798
Rottige Meenthe & Brandemeer Natuurbeschermingswet 1,369 protected area contained by site 459
Rottige Meenthe & Brandemeer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,369 protected area overlaps with site 1,882

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
other -
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
agriculture -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rottige Meenthe and Brandemeer. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.