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Elbe lowlands Jerichow


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
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 1995 21,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1995 10,000 individuals B1i, C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1991-1995 5-15 breeding pairs C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1995 5-10 breeding pairs B3, C6
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 2001 1 breeding pairs C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1995 15-20 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2001 1 breeding pairs C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 2001 45-55 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1995 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 2001 1 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2001 2 breeding pairs C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC breeding 2001 1 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1995 8-10 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 2001 2 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1995 21,000 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)
Untere Havel Landschaftschutzgebiet 28,604 protected area overlaps with site 486
Tanger-Mittel- und Unterlauf Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 74 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Tanger - Elbeniederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 4,920 protected area overlaps with site 1,454
Schelldorfer See Naturschutzgebiet 125 protected area overlaps with site 120
Flusslandschaft Elbe UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 374,432 protected area contains site 4,371
Elsholzwiesen Naturschutzgebiet 165 protected area overlaps with site 108
Elbtalaue Landschaftschutzgebiet 7,570 protected area overlaps with site 2,114
Elbaue-Wahlenberge Landschaftschutzgebiet 2,482 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Elbaue zwischen Sandau und Schönhausen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,433 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Elbaue zwischen Derben und Schönhausen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,371 is identical to site 3,916
Elbaue Jerichow Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 13,427 protected area contains site 3,932
Elbaue bei Bertingen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,748 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bucher Brack-Bölsdorfer Haken Naturschutzgebiet 1,088 protected area contained by site 1,088
Arneburger Hang Landschaftschutzgebiet 476 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Elbe lowlands Jerichow. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2021.