Rötelsee-Weihergebiet incl. Regenaue and Chambaue

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 winter 1990-2000 210-490 individuals B1i, C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1990-2000 30 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC passage 1990-2000 12 individuals C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1990-2000 4 breeding pairs C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC passage 1990-2000 98 individuals C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1995-2000 4 breeding pairs C6
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC passage 1990-2000 102 individuals C6
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC passage 1990-2000 388 individuals C6
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC breeding 1990-2000 2 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1990-2000 100 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Rötelseeweihergebiet Nature Reserve 194 protected area contained by site 194
Regentalaue zwischen Cham und Pösing Naturschutzgebiet 1,427 protected area overlaps with site 0
Regentalaue und Chambtal mit Rötelseeweihergebiet Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,812 protected area overlaps with site 1,757
Oberer Bayerischer Wald Landschaftschutzgebiet 131,577 protected area overlaps with site 0
Oberer Bayerischer Wald Nature Park 173,271 protected area contains site 3,059
Oberer Bayerischer Wald Landscape Protection Area 130,856 protected area overlaps with site 2,791
Chamb; Regentalaue und Regen zwischen Roding und Donaumündung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,268 protected area overlaps with site 1,757
Amphibienvorkommen am Pfahl bei Ried am Pfahl Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 37 protected area overlaps with site 6


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Blanket bogs, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rötelsee-Weihergebiet incl. Regenaue and Chambaue. Downloaded from on 19/09/2020.