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Lower Aller 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 310 individuals C2, C6
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC winter 1990-1999 400 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC non-breeding 1994 68 individuals C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1990-1999 15 breeding pairs C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1990-1999 4 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1990-1999 min 20,000 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)
Weserniederung zwischen Kanalmündung bei Eissel und Clüverswerder Landschaftschutzgebiet 2,949 protected area overlaps with site 0
Weißer Berg Landscape Protection Area 65 protected area overlaps with site 8
Untere Allerniederung im Landkreis Verden Landscape Protection Area 784 protected area overlaps with site 0
Untere Allerniederung im Landkreis Verden Nature Reserve 1,066 protected area overlaps with site 0
Untere Allerniederung Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,387 protected area overlaps with site 3,972
Steinkuhle Landscape Protection Area 140 protected area overlaps with site 32
Lehrdetal im Landkreis Verden Landschaftschutzgebiet 344 protected area is adjacent to site 7
Lehrde und Eich Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 763 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hohes Leineufer Landschaftschutzgebiet 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Eisseler Teiche Landscape Protection Area 45 protected area overlaps with site 12
Ehrenfriedhof Essel Landschaftschutzgebiet 38 protected area overlaps with site 2
Dörverdener Wiesen und Barnstedter See Landschaftschutzgebiet 330 protected area is adjacent to site 25
Der Reiherhorst bei Ahlden Landschaftschutzgebiet 48 protected area contained by site 50
Böhmetal Landschaftschutzgebiet 3,488 protected area overlaps with site 677
Bierder Koppel Landschaftschutzgebiet 65 protected area contained by site 64
Alte Aller und Weiße Berge Landschaftschutzgebiet 502 protected area overlaps with site 0
Allerschleifen zwischen Wohlendorf und Hülsen Naturschutzgebiet 127 protected area contained by site 176
Allerniederung bei Klein Häuslingen Naturschutzgebiet 135 protected area overlaps with site 122
Aller (mit Barnbruch); untere Leine, untere Oker Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18,031 protected area overlaps with site 4,846

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Fens, transition mires and springs -
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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: Lower Aller lowlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2020.