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Stavnsfjord and adjacent waters


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
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT winter 1989 51,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra LC winter 1989 15,500 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC breeding 1994 2,100 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C3
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC non-breeding 1994 4,800 individuals B1i, C3
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus LC breeding 1994 390 breeding pairs B3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1989 50,000-99,999 individuals A4iii, C4

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 not assessed very unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Udsager Hage Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 5 protected area overlaps with site 0
Stavnsfjord and adjacent waters Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 15,695 protected area overlaps with site 15,294
Stavnsfjord Major Conservation Area 16,320 protected area contains site 15,450
Stavns Fjord; Samsø Østerflak og Nordby Hede Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,663 is identical to site 15,450
Stavns Fjord and adjacent waters Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 15,533 is identical to site 15,450
Stavns Fjord and adjacent waters Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 15,663 is identical to site 0
Stavns Fjord & omgivende hav Game Reserve 15,177 protected area contained by site 15,177
Stavns Fjord Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,467 is identical to site 15,450
Stavns Fjord Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 1,525 protected area overlaps with site 0
Samsø Kommune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 1,342 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stavnsfjord and adjacent waters. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/07/2022.