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Lake Constance: Bay of Ermatingen


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 Pochard Aythya ferina VU winter 1998 6,000-9,900 individuals B1i
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 1998 7,000-9,700 individuals B1i
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1998 1,700-3,100 individuals A4i, B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1998 20,000 individuals A4iii

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2011 medium not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities likely in long term (beyond 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - named species happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Untersee-Hochrhein Landscapes and Natural Monuments of National Importance 12,482 protected area overlaps with site 442
Seerhein Chuehorn-Paradies Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 13 protected area contained by site 0
Espen Riet/Ermatinger Riet Bundesinventar der Flachmoore von nationaler Bedeutung 54 protected area contained by site 52
Espen Riet bei Ziegelhof Bundesinventar der Flachmoore von nationaler Bedeutung 6 protected area contained by site 5
Espen Riet Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 93 protected area contained by site 0
Ermatinger Becken (TG) Bundesinventar der Wasser- und Zugvogelreservate von internationaler und nationaler Bedeutung 319 protected area overlaps with site 426

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas, Urban parks and gardens -
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Constance: Bay of Ermatingen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2022.