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'Grosses Moos' plain and Niederried reservoir


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
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1998 260-470 individuals A4i, B1i
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT resident 1996 10 breeding pairs B3
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1996 80 breeding pairs B2
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC resident 1996 40-80 breeding pairs B2

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 medium not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - small-holder plantations 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
Climate change and severe weather drought happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Energy production and mining renewable energy likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance war, civil unrest and military exercises happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors flight paths happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wilermoos/Fräschelsweiher Bundesinventar der Flachmoore von nationaler Bedeutung 5 protected area contained by site 4
Täuffeler Riet Bundesinventar der Flachmoore von nationaler Bedeutung 13 protected area contained by site 11
Stausee Niederried (BE) Bundesinventar der Wasser- und Zugvogelreservate von internationaler und nationaler Bedeutung 62 protected area contained by site 62
Stausee Niederried Landscapes and Natural Monuments of National Importance 297 protected area contained by site 297
Stängelacher Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Areas of National Importance 1 protected area contained by site 0
St Petersinsel-Heidenweg Landscapes and Natural Monuments of National Importance 421 protected area contained by site 421
Seewald-Fanel Bundesinventar der Auengebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 315 protected area is adjacent to site 1
Rive sud du lac NE Smaragd-Gebiete 3,562 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pré aux Boeufs Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Areas of National Importance 5 protected area contained by site 0
Petersinsel Mire Landscapes of National Importance 648 protected area contained by site 648
Oltigenmatt-Islere-Oberruntigenau Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 80 protected area overlaps with site 0
Oltigenmatt Bundesinventar der Flachmoore von nationaler Bedeutung 18 protected area contained by site 15
Oberfeld-Oberholz Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 1 protected area contained by site 0
Niederried-Oltigenmatt Bundesinventar der Auengebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 171 protected area contained by site 146
Niederried Stausee Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 297 protected area overlaps with site 297
Muttli Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 4 protected area contained by site 0
Leuschelzmoos Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 3 protected area contained by site 0
Le Chablais Bundesinventar der Auengebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 202 protected area contained by site 202
Krümmi Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Areas of National Importance 6 protected area contained by site 0
Inser-Weiher Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 18 protected area contained by site 0
Hinterem Horn Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Areas of National Importance 17 protected area contained by site 0
Heideweg Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 115 protected area contained by site 0
Heidenweg/St. Petersinsel Bundesinventar der Auengebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 114 protected area contained by site 114
Heidenweg Bundesinventar der Flachmoore von nationaler Bedeutung 92 protected area contained by site 87
Hagneckdelta und St. Petersinsel (BE) Bundesinventar der Wasser- und Zugvogelreservate von internationaler und nationaler Bedeutung 829 protected area contained by site 829
Hagneckdelta Bundesinventar der Auengebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 32 protected area contained by site 32
Grube Gugleracher Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 1 protected area contained by site 0
Gross Moos im Schwendital Bundesinventar der Hoch- und Übergangsmoore von nationaler Bedeutung 5 protected area contained by site 135
Grèves du lac de Morat Bundesinventar der Flachmoore von nationaler Bedeutung 13 protected area contained by site 13
Grande Cariçaie Mire Landscapes of National Importance 5,389 protected area overlaps with site 1
Golsenrainacher Bundesinventar der Trockenwiesen und -weiden von nationaler Bedeutung 1 protected area contained by site 0
Fanel jusqu'à Chablais de Cudrefin, Pointe de Marin (BE,FR,VD,NE) Bundesinventar der Wasser- und Zugvogelreservate von internationaler und nationaler Bedeutung 1,815 protected area overlaps with site 349
Fanel et Chablais de Cudrefin Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,155 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Fanel Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 498 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Chablais-Nord Bundesinventar der Flachmoore von nationaler Bedeutung 14 protected area contained by site 4
Chablais (Lac de Morat) (FR) Bundesinventar der Wasser- und Zugvogelreservate von internationaler und nationaler Bedeutung 267 protected area contained by site 0
Büeltigen-Weiher Bundesinventar der Amphibienlaichgebiete von nationaler Bedeutung 4 protected area contained by site 0
Blatteree Bundesinventar der Trockenwiesen und -weiden von nationaler Bedeutung 1 protected area contained by site 0
Blatteree Bundesinventar der Trockenwiesen und -weiden von nationaler Bedeutung 1 protected area contained by site 0
Bir länge Stude Bundesinventar der Trockenwiesen und -weiden von nationaler Bedeutung 1 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas, Urban parks and gardens -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: 'Grosses Moos' plain and Niederried reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.