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Niedervieland, Ochtumniederung


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 passage 1989 23 individuals C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1997 1 breeding pairs C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1998 8-21 breeding pairs C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1997 3 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1995 1 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC winter 1995 1 individuals C6
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC winter 1989 110 individuals C6
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC breeding 1996 3 breeding pairs C6
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC passage 1993 50 individuals C6
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC passage 1992 20 individuals C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC winter 1990 1 individuals C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 1997-2001 max 3 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1996 11 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1997 1 breeding pairs C6
Circus cyaneus NR winter 1992 2 individuals C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1997 2 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1997 110 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)
Weser zwischen Ochtummündung und Rekum Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 447 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Untere Delme, Hache, Ochtum und Varreler Bäke Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 82 protected area overlaps with site 11
Ochtumniederung Landscape Protection Area 291 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ochtum bei Grolland Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,574 protected area is adjacent to site 0
NSG Ochtumniederung bei Brokhuchting Nature Reserve 377 protected area overlaps with site 326
Niedervleland, Ochtumniederung Landscape Protected Area 400 unknown 0
Niedervieland-Wiedbrok-Stromer Feldmark Landscape Protection Area 904 protected area contained by site 904
Niedervieland-Stromer Feldmark Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 432 protected area overlaps with site 392
Niedervieland Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,489 protected area overlaps with site 1,194
Bywisch - Hullen - Schohasbergen Landscape Protection Area 499 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bremische Ochtum Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 50 protected area overlaps with site 18
Bremen 1968 (31. Änderungsverordnung Werderland und Burglesum) Landscape Protection Area 3,281 protected area overlaps with site 101

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation -
Unknown -
Caves and subterranean habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Rocky areas Scree & boulders -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Niedervieland, Ochtumniederung. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/10/2019.