Hohwachter Bucht

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 Eider Somateria mollissima NT winter 1997 35,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC winter 1997 3,400 individuals B1i, B2, C3
Collared Sand Martin Riparia riparia LC breeding 1997 present B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1997 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Shingle & stony beaches, Sand dunes & beaches -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Intertidal -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
military -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hohwachter Bucht. Downloaded from on 04/12/2022.