IE108
Upper Barrow flood-plain


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 winter 1996 100 individuals B3
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC winter 1987 180 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter - 20,000 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
River Barrow and River Nore SAC Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,368 protected area overlaps with site 89

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper Barrow flood-plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/08/2022.