Ismaninger Speichersee and fish ponds

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
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina LC non-breeding 1990-2000 9,446 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU non-breeding 1990-2000 5,690 individuals B1i, C3
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT non-breeding 1990-2000 16 individuals C6
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC non-breeding 1990-2000 14,768 individuals B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC non-breeding 1990-2000 687 individuals B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC non-breeding 1990-2000 13,926 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC winter 1990-2000 3 individuals C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC winter 1990-2000 3 individuals C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC passage 1990-2000 200 individuals C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 1990-2000 44,533 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
NSG südlich der Ismaninger Fischteiche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 23 protected area overlaps with site 10
Ismaninger Speichersee und Fischteiche Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,010 protected area contains site 909
Ismaninger Speichersee & Fischteichen Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 955 protected area overlaps with site 955


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ismaninger Speichersee and fish ponds. Downloaded from on 27/11/2022.