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
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC breeding 1996 1,230 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC non-breeding 1997 5,311-5,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus VU breeding 1995-1997 20 breeding pairs B1i
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata LC breeding - 200 breeding pairs B2
Arctic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus LC breeding - 1,200 breeding pairs B1ii

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Utherad. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.