FI016
Sammutinjänkä-Vaijoenjänkä


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
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU breeding 1996 present A3
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU breeding 1996 1-11 breeding pairs A3
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra LC breeding 1996 1-11 breeding pairs A3
Smew Mergellus albellus LC breeding 1996 6-10 breeding pairs B2
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC breeding 1996 1-11 breeding pairs A3
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT breeding 1996 11-50 breeding pairs A3
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii LC breeding 1996 1-11 breeding pairs A3
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus LC breeding 1996 11-50 breeding pairs A3
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus LC breeding 1996 1-11 breeding pairs A3
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus LC breeding 1996 1-11 breeding pairs A3

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)
2010 high 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
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - nomadic grazing happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Anser erythropus Lesser White-fronted Goose 5 0 breeding pairs 0 very unfavourable
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed Duck 25 25 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Limosa lapponica Bar-tailed Godwit 115 115 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Calcarius lapponicus Lapland Longspur 6000 7500 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Very little or no conservation action taking place low
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sammuttijänkä - Vaijoenjänkä Mires Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 51,749 protected area contains site 0
Sammuttijängän-Vaijoenjängän soidensuojelualue Soidensuojelualue 52,804 protected area overlaps with site 51,750
Kaldoaivin Erämaa Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 351,633 protected area contains site 51,750
Kaldoaivin erämaa Erämaa-alue 294,327 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kaldoaivin Erämaa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 351,633 protected area contains site 0
Jaakopinkaltion luonnonsuojelualue Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 33 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sammutinjänkä-Vaijoenjänkä. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/03/2021.