Kühren Teich and Lanker See

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
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC non-breeding 1997 580 individuals B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC breeding 1996 140 individuals B2
Mew Gull Larus canus LC breeding 1997 850 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Seen des mittleren Schwentinesystems und Umgebung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,648 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lanker See und Kührener Teich Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 679 protected area contains site 415
Lanker See und die Schwentine bis zum Kleinen Plöner See u. Umgebung Landschaftschutzgebiet 2,454 protected area overlaps with site 257
Lanker See Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 637 is identical to site 404
Kührener Teich und Umgebung Naturschutzgebiet 78 protected area overlaps with site 79
Halbinseln und Buchten im Lanker See Naturschutzgebiet 209 protected area contained by site 207


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Fens, transition mires and springs -
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Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kühren Teich and Lanker See. Downloaded from on 15/08/2020.