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Hohwachter Bucht


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
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

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).


Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Neritic -
Marine Intertidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
military -
tourism/recreation -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Hohwachter Bucht. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/hohwachter-bucht-iba-germany on 23/02/2024.