Westerschelde and Saeftinghe IBA

Location:Netherlands
Area:125,530 acres (50,800 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6
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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
Anas penelope (Eurasian Wigeon)A4i, B1i, C3
Anser albifrons (Greater White-fronted Goose)B1i, C3
Anser anser (Greylag Goose)A4i, B1i, C3
Calidris alpina (Dunlin)A4i, B1i, C3
Calidris canutus (Red Knot)B2
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)B1i, C3
Charadrius hiaticula (Common Ringed Plover)A4i, B1i, C3
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)A4i, B1i, C3
Ichthyaetus melanocephalus (Mediterranean Gull)C6
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)B1i, B2, C2, C6
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)A4i, B1i, C3
Platalea leucorodia (Eurasian Spoonbill)B1i, C2
Pluvialis squatarola (Grey Plover)A4i, B1i, C3
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)B3
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern)C2, C6
Sternula albifrons (Little Tern)B1i, B2, C2, C6
Tadorna tadorna (Common Shelduck)A4i, B1i, C3
Thalasseus sandvicensis (Sandwich Tern)B1i, B2, C2, C6
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