Southern shore of Eckernförder Bucht

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT winter 1987-1996 18,600 individuals B1i, C3
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC winter 1996 4,600 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 1987-1996 11,000 individuals B1i, C3
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC winter 1987-1996 5,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1989-1996 39,200 individuals A4iii, C4

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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Südküste der Eckernförder Bucht und vorgelagerte Flachgründe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,238 protected area overlaps with site 4,707
Southern shore of Eckernförder Bucht Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 12,488 protected area overlaps with site 5,060
Küstenlandschaft Dänischer Wohld Landschaftschutzgebiet 3,463 protected area is adjacent to site 74
Eckernförder Bucht mit Flachgründen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 12,064 protected area overlaps with site 4,314
Eckernförder Bucht mit Flachgründen Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 12,064 protected area contains site 0
Bewaldete Düne bei Noer Naturschutzgebiet 39 protected area is adjacent to site 2


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Shingle & stony beaches, Sand dunes & beaches -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southern shore of Eckernförder Bucht. Downloaded from on 20/09/2020.