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Hamme lowlands


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 1990-1999 61 individuals C2
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC winter 1990-1999 273 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC passage 1992 45 individuals C2
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1980-1989 760 individuals B1i
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1990-1999 76 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2, C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1990-1999 4 breeding pairs C6

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)
Worpswede Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,913 protected area overlaps with site 556
Wiesen und Weiden nordöstlich des Breiten Wassers Naturschutzgebiet 154 protected area contained by site 153
Untere Wümmeniederung; untere Hammeniederung mit Teufelsmoor Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,153 protected area overlaps with site 2,889
Torfkanal und Randmoore Naturschutzgebiet 196 protected area contained by site 197
Pennigbütteler Moor Naturschutzgebiet 177 protected area overlaps with site 4
Moor bei Niedersandhausen Naturschutzgebiet 254 protected area overlaps with site 25
Hammewiesen Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,137 protected area overlaps with site 974
Hammeniederung Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,296 protected area contained by site 6,296
Hamme-Altarm Naturschutzgebiet 4 protected area contained by site 4
Hamberger Moor Landschaftschutzgebiet 288 protected area overlaps with site 130
Breites Wasser Naturschutzgebiet 210 protected area contained by site 203

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Raised bogs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hamme lowlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/08/2020.