Balgzand IBA

Location:Netherlands
Area:14,826 acres (6,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)B1i, C3
Arenaria interpres (Ruddy Turnstone)A4i, B1i, C3
Calidris alpina (Dunlin)A4i, B1i, C3
Calidris canutus (Red Knot)A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Chlidonias niger (Black Tern)A4i, B1i, C2, C6
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)A4i, B1i, C3
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)A4i, B1i, C3
Platalea leucorodia (Eurasian Spoonbill)B1i, C2, C6
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)A4i, B1i, B3, C2, C6
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern)C2, C6
Tadorna tadorna (Common Shelduck)A4i, B1i, C3
Tringa erythropus (Spotted Redshank)A4i, B1i, C3
Tringa totanus (Common Redshank)B1i, C3

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263