DE160
Lower Rhine


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 1997 10-50 individuals C2, C6
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC winter 1997 50-300 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC resident 1997 5 breeding pairs C6
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC winter 1997 80-350 individuals C2, C6
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 1997 800-2,200 individuals B1i, C3
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 1997 7,000-45,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1997 120,000-180,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1997 300-600 individuals B1i, C3
Stock Dove Columba oenas LC resident 1997 200-400 breeding pairs B3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1998-2000 2-8 breeding pairs C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1997 5 breeding pairs C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1997 20-500 individuals C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC passage 1997 1-5 individuals C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1997 1-2 breeding pairs C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC passage 1997 5-15 individuals C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC resident 1997 present C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC winter 1997 3-8 individuals C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1983 1 breeding pairs C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC non-breeding 1997 1-2 individuals C6
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 1997 500-4,000 individuals B1i, C3
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1997 5 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC passage 1997 100-1,000 individuals C6
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus NT winter 1997 30,000-100,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC breeding 1997 present C6
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC passage 1997 20-150 individuals C6
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC passage 1997 20-50 individuals C6
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC breeding 1997 5 breeding pairs C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC resident 1997 20 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1997 80-100 breeding pairs C6
Little Owl Athene noctua LC resident 1997 400-600 breeding pairs B2
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC winter 1997 5 individuals C6
Osprey Pandion haliaetus LC passage 1997 5-10 individuals C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1997 1-5 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1997 4-8 breeding pairs C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC winter 1997 5-20 individuals C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC winter 1997 2 individuals C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1997 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC resident 1997 2-5 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 1997 1-3 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC winter 1997 5-10 individuals C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1997 5-10 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1997 10 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1997 158,743-332,508 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.

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


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 very high not assessed medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - large dams happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zambachskath-Elverische Hoefe Landscape Protection Area 9 protected area contained by site 9
Wyler Meer (Teilfläche des NSG Düffel) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 26 protected area contained by site 26
Wisseler Dünen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 71 protected area contained by site 71
Winterswicker Abzuggraben Landscape Protection Area 89 protected area overlaps with site 34
Westlich Schermbeck Landscape Protection Area 340 protected area is adjacent to site 0
WesterHeide und Engelscher Berg Landscape Protection Area 233 protected area contained by site 233
Wesel-Datteln-Kanal Landscape Protection Area 232 protected area overlaps with site 72
Weiden, Deutscher Eck, Heck'sche Woy Landscape Protection Area 86 protected area contained by site 86
Waldkomplexe bei Drevenack Landscape Protection Area 305 protected area overlaps with site 220
Wackenbruch-Krudenburger Wald, Aaper Busch Landscape Protection Area 503 protected area overlaps with site 460
Vogelschutzgebiet 'Unterer Niederrhein' Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 25,809 protected area contained by site 25,809
Unterer Niederrhein Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 25,000 protected area overlaps with site 25,000
Unteremmelsum, Mehr, Loehnen, Mehrum, usw. Landscape Protection Area 992 protected area overlaps with site 613
Tannenspeet - Gro¿enbusch Landscape Protection Area 125 protected area contained by site 125
suedwestlich Bislich, Marwick Landscape Protection Area 46 protected area contained by site 46
Suedlicher Vahnumer Bruch Landscape Protection Area 65 protected area contained by site 65
Suedlich Gahlen Landscape Protection Area 380 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sternenberge Nature Reserve 41 protected area contained by site 41
Steinbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13 protected area overlaps with site 13
Schwarzer Graben, Borthsche Ley, Alter Rheingr Landscape Protection Area 561 protected area overlaps with site 288
Rheinvorland vom ehemaligen Fort I bis suedlic Landscape Protection Area 188 protected area contained by site 188
Rheinvorland bei Orsoy Landscape Protection Area 6 protected area contained by site 6
Rheinvorland An der Momm Landscape Protection Area 94 protected area contained by site 94
Rheinvorland Landscape Protection Area 397 protected area contained by site 397
Rheinauenwaldreste noerdlich Ossenberg Landscape Protection Area 4 protected area contained by site 4
Rheinaue Hinter dem neuen Damm in Niederhalen und In den Rheinkaempen , Hombergerort Landscape Protection Area 342 protected area overlaps with site 110
Rheinaue bei Perrich Landscape Protection Area 27 protected area contained by site 27
Rhein-Fischschutzzonen zwischen Emmerich und Bad Honnef Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,336 protected area overlaps with site 1,084
Poll suedwestlich Ginderich Landscape Protection Area 89 protected area contained by site 89
Pliesterbergsche Sohlen Nature Reserve 43 protected area contained by site 43
NSG Wisseler Duenen Naturschutzgebiet 79 protected area overlaps with site 77
NSG Weseler Aue und Leygraben bei Flueren Naturschutzgebiet 119 protected area overlaps with site 30
NSG Weseler Aue Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 31 protected area overlaps with site 18
NSG Steinbach Naturschutzgebiet 35 protected area overlaps with site 30
NSG Sonsfeldsche Bruch; Hagener Meer und Düne, mit Erweiterung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 61 protected area overlaps with site 44
NSG Sonsfeldsche Bruch, Hagener Meer und Duene Naturschutzgebiet 48 protected area overlaps with site 47
NSG Salmorth; nur Teilfläche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 932 protected area contained by site 932
NSG Salmorth Naturschutzgebiet 1,056 protected area contained by site 1,049
NSG Rheinvorland zwischen Mehrum und Emmelsum Naturschutzgebiet 534 protected area contained by site 67
NSG Rheinvorland oestlich von Wallach Naturschutzgebiet 325 protected area contained by site 298
NSG Rheinvorland nördl. der Ossenberger Schleuse; nur Teilfläche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17 protected area contained by site 17
NSG Rheinvorland noerdlich der Ossenberger Schleuse Naturschutzgebiet 57 protected area contained by site 41
NSG Rheinvorland im Orsoyer Rheinbogen; mit Erweiterung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 397 protected area contained by site 397
NSG Rheinvorland bei Perrich Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 51 protected area contained by site 51
NSG Rheinaue zwischen Buederich und Perrich Naturschutzgebiet 326 protected area contained by site 63
NSG Rheinaue Walsum, Dinslaken Naturschutzgebiet 29 protected area overlaps with site 27
NSG Rheinaue Walsum Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 521 protected area contained by site 482
NSG Rheinaue Walsum Naturschutzgebiet 558 protected area overlaps with site 503
NSG Rheinaue Bislich-Vahnum; nur Teilfläche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 67 protected area contained by site 67
NSG Rheinaue Bislich-Vahnum Naturschutzgebiet 242 protected area contained by site 241
NSG Rheinaue Binsheim Naturschutzgebiet 191 protected area overlaps with site 183
NSG Renaturierungsgelaende Buedericher Ziegelei Naturschutzgebiet 13 protected area overlaps with site 0
NSG Reeser Schanz, Rheinaue zwischen Obermoermter und Vynen, bei Gut Grindt und Haus Luettingen Naturschutzgebiet 756 protected area contained by site 756
NSG Reeser Schanz Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 71 protected area contained by site 71
NSG Momm-Niederung Naturschutzgebiet 594 protected area contained by site 591
NSG Loosen Berge Naturschutzgebiet 12 protected area contained by site 12
NSG Lohwardt/Reckerfeld; Hübsche Grändort, nur Teilfl., mit Erw. Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 121 protected area contained by site 121
NSG Lipperandsee Naturschutzgebiet 50 protected area overlaps with site 0
NSG Lippeaue bei Damm u. Bricht und NSG Loosenberge; nur Teilfl. Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 583 protected area contained by site 583
NSG Lippeaue Naturschutzgebiet 742 protected area overlaps with site 0
NSG Lippeaue Naturschutzgebiet 155 protected area overlaps with site 837
NSG Lippeaue Naturschutzgebiet 1,004 protected area overlaps with site 0
NSG Lange Renne Naturschutzgebiet 13 protected area contained by site 0
NSG Kranenburger Bruch Naturschutzgebiet 118 protected area contained by site 116
NSG Kranenburger Bruch Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 118 protected area contained by site 118
NSG Kellener Altrhein; nur Teilfläche, mit Erweiterung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19 protected area contained by site 20
NSG Huebsche Graendort Naturschutzgebiet 132 protected area contained by site 325
NSG Hohe Ley, Wesendonker Abzugsgraben, Urselmanns Ley, Tacke Ley Naturschutzgebiet 132 protected area overlaps with site 0
NSG Hohe Ley Naturschutzgebiet 50 protected area overlaps with site 83
NSG Hetter-Millinger Bruch; mit Erweiterung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 661 protected area contained by site 540
NSG Hetter-Millinger Bruch Naturschutzgebiet 658 protected area contained by site 634
NSG Hasenfeld und Rheinvorland zwischen Eversael und Ossenberg Naturschutzgebiet 801 protected area contained by site 502
NSG Hagener Meer, Bellinghover Meer, Lange Renne Naturschutzgebiet 33 protected area overlaps with site 18
NSG Gut Grindt u. NSG Rheinaue zw. Km 830;7 - 833,2 , nur Teilfl. Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 116 protected area contained by site 116
NSG Grietherorter Altrhein Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 472 protected area contained by site 472
NSG Grietherorter Altrhein Naturschutzgebiet 509 protected area contained by site 508
NSG Grenzdyck Naturschutzgebiet 234 protected area is adjacent to site 0
NSG Gartroper Muehlenbach Naturschutzgebiet 551 protected area is adjacent to site 8
NSG Fuerstenberg Naturschutzgebiet 41 protected area is adjacent to site 0
NSG Fuerstenberg Naturschutzgebiet 48 protected area is adjacent to site 0
NSG Forschungsrevier im Orsoyer Rheinbogen Naturschutzgebiet 172 protected area contained by site 0
NSG Feuchtgebiet bei Menzelen-Ost Naturschutzgebiet 56 protected area overlaps with site 28
NSG Emmericher Ward Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 248 protected area contained by site 248
NSG Emmericher Ward Naturschutzgebiet 309 protected area contained by site 309
NSG Dueffel - Kellener Altrhein und Flussmarschen Naturschutzgebiet 3,814 protected area contained by site 3,809
NSG Droste Woy, Rheinaue zwischen Wesel und Bislich Naturschutzgebiet 616 protected area contained by site 16
NSG Droste Woy und NSG Westerheide Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17 protected area contained by site 17
NSG Drevenacker Duenen Naturschutzgebiet 199 protected area overlaps with site 0
NSG Dornicksche Ward Nature Reserve 211 protected area contained by site 0
NSG Diersfordter Wald Naturschutzgebiet 927 protected area overlaps with site 19
NSG Die Moiedtjes Naturschutzgebiet 31 protected area contained by site 31
NSG Deichvorland bei Grieth mit Kalflack Naturschutzgebiet 491 protected area contained by site 441
NSG Blaue Kuhle Naturschutzgebiet 12 protected area contained by site 12
NSG Bislicher Meer und Wat Ley Naturschutzgebiet 50 protected area overlaps with site 15
NSG Bislicher Insel; nur Teilfläche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,002 protected area contained by site 1,002
NSG Bislicher Insel Naturschutzgebiet 1,053 protected area contained by site 1,053
NSG Bienener Altrhein; Millinger u. Hurler Meer u. NSG Empeler M. Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 649 protected area contained by site 649
NSG Bienener Altrhein, Millinger Meer und Hurler Meer Naturschutzgebiet 638 protected area contained by site 634
NSG Bereich Haffen´sche Landwehr Naturschutzgebiet 165 protected area contained by site 0
NSG Bellinghover Meer Naturschutzgebiet 6 protected area contained by site 0
NSG Aspeler-Schmales Meer Naturschutzgebiet 23 protected area contained by site 0
NSG Altrhein Reeser-Eyland Naturschutzgebiet 44 protected area overlaps with site 38
NSG Altrhein Reeser Eyland; mit Erweiterung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 45 protected area contained by site 34
NSG Alter Rhein, Jenneckers Gatt, Niepgraben Naturschutzgebiet 63 protected area overlaps with site 68
NSG Abgrabungsseen Lohrwardt und Reckerfeld Naturschutzgebiet 192 protected area contained by site 0
NSG - Komplex In den Drevenacker Dünen; mit Erweiterung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 305 protected area contained by site 282
Noerdlicher Vahnumer Bruch Landscape Protection Area 83 protected area contained by site 83
Niederung Pistley Landscape Protection Area 48 protected area contained by site 48
Niederung Hohe Ley und Heckgraben Landscape Protection Area 139 protected area overlaps with site 94
Muehlohlsley, Alpsche Ley, Drueptsche Ley Landscape Protection Area 173 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Moellen, Wohnungswald und Eppinghoven Landscape Protection Area 482 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Milchplatz, Driessen Landscape Protection Area 22 protected area contained by site 22
LSG-Woy-Bergswick Landschaftschutzgebiet 21 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Westlich Schermbeck Landschaftschutzgebiet 4,205 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Wesel-Datteln-Kanal, Lippedorf Landschaftschutzgebiet 164 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Waldkomplexe bei Drevenack Landschaftschutzgebiet 305 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Wackenbruch, Krudenburger Wald, Aaper Busch, Randbereiche der Lippeaue Landschaftschutzgebiet 411 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Tannenspeet / Grossenbusch Landschaftschutzgebiet 125 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Suedlich Gahlen Landschaftschutzgebiet 380 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Spanische Schanzen, Peldenhof und Baggerseen oestlich Budberg Landschaftschutzgebiet 65 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Seenlandschaft bei Bislich Landschaftschutzgebiet 994 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Schwarzer Graben, Borthsche Ley Landschaftschutzgebiet 481 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Schottheider Graben Landschaftschutzgebiet 84 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Rheinvorland oestlich Buederich Landschaftschutzgebiet 17 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Rheinvorland bei Orsoy Landschaftschutzgebiet 25 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Rheinvorland an der Momm und Rheinauenwald Landschaftschutzgebiet 106 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Rheinaue Hinter dem neuen Damm in Niederhalen und In den Rheinkaempen Landschaftschutzgebiet 345 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Randbereiche des Diersfordter Waldes und Wittenhorster Graben Landschaftschutzgebiet 829 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Poll, Ginderichswardt Landschaftschutzgebiet 225 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Orsoyer Rheinbogen und Eversael Landschaftschutzgebiet 438 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Ork, Spellen, Unteremmelsum, Mehr, Loehnen, Mehrum, Goetterswickerhamm, Haus Ahr und Landschaftschutzgebiet 841 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Niederung Pistley Landschaftschutzgebiet 48 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Niederung Hohe Ley und Heckgraben Landschaftschutzgebiet 139 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Moersbach, Winterswicker Abzugsgraben, Niepgraben, Grintgraben Landschaftschutzgebiet 274 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Marwick, Loh, Mars, Harsumer Graben, Schlossanlage Diersfordt Landschaftschutzgebiet 211 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Lohkanal, Orsoyer Berg, Ohlmannshof Landschaftschutzgebiet 56 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Lippeaue Landschaftschutzgebiet 666 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Leygraben Landschaftschutzgebiet 51 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Leybach-System Landschaftschutzgebiet 406 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Landwehren suedlich der Weseler Strasse Landschaftschutzgebiet 22 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Kolklandschaft Overkamp-Ree Landschaftschutzgebiet 43 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Kirchenrenn Landschaftschutzgebiet 21 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Im westlichen Teil der Norderweiterung Reeser Meer Landschaftschutzgebiet 19 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Im Vogelschutzgebiet im Bereich der Rees-Bislicher Rheinniederung einschließlich der Reeser Rheinaue Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,036 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Im Bereich der Rees-Bislicher Rheinniederung einschliesslich der Reeser Rheinaue Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,157 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Husen Landschaftschutzgebiet 61 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Hufscher Berg / Loewenberg Landschaftschutzgebiet 261 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Hauptterrasse suedlich Huenxe Landschaftschutzgebiet 3,337 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Hagener Meer / Galgenberg Landschaftschutzgebiet 105 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Gruenlandniederung Gesthuysen und Vynsche Ley Landschaftschutzgebiet 33 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Elverische Hoefe Landschaftschutzgebiet 23 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Elverische Hoefe Landschaftschutzgebiet 11 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Ehemalige Bahndaemme noerdlich von Alpen und Menzelen Landschaftschutzgebiet 44 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Driesenbusch Landschaftschutzgebiet 70 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Die Hees Landschaftschutzgebiet 252 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Der Huck Landschaftschutzgebiet 27 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Clossenwoy Landschaftschutzgebiet 7 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Boxteler Bahn zwischen Gemeindegrenze Uedem und Xanten / Trajanstrasse Landschaftschutzgebiet 11 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Bislicher Insel Landschaftschutzgebiet 134 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Binsheimer Feld Landschaftschutzgebiet 412 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Baerler Leitgraben / Lohkanal Landschaftschutzgebiet 92 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Auesee Landschaftschutzgebiet 187 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Aspel Landschaftschutzgebiet 34 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Alter Hafen Landschaftschutzgebiet 9 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Alt-Buederich, Zur Bauerschaft und ehemalige Bahnstrasse Landschaftschutzgebiet 106 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lohbach, Orsoyer Berg Landscape Protection Area 64 protected area overlaps with site 36
Loh Landscape Protection Area 80 protected area contained by site 80
Lippemuendung Landscape Protection Area 29 protected area overlaps with site 27
Lippeaue Landscape Protection Area 768 protected area overlaps with site 991
Lippealtarm Obringhoven Nature Reserve 38 protected area contained by site 38
Leygraben bei Flueren - Oekologischer Park Wes Landscape Protection Area 145 protected area overlaps with site 122
Leybach - System Landscape Protection Area 406 protected area overlaps with site 320
Landwehren s·lich der Weseler Stra¿e Landscape Protection Area 21 protected area contained by site 21
Landschaftsschutzgebiet Deichhinterland im Ors Landscape Protection Area 502 protected area contained by site 502
Kreis Rees Landscape Protection Area 1,440 protected area overlaps with site 1,340
Kreis Kleve Landscape Protection Area 16,329 protected area overlaps with site 4,751
Kolklandschaft Overkamp-Rees Landscape Protection Area 33 protected area contained by site 33
Kirchenrenn Landscape Protection Area 23 protected area contained by site 23
Karthaeuser Grav-Insel, Rheinische Ward, Fluer Landscape Protection Area 245 protected area contained by site 245
Kalflack Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 62 protected area overlaps with site 62
Isselburg - Werther Bruchniederung, Millinger Bruch Landscape Protection Area 2,152 protected area overlaps with site 34
Im Bereich Rees-Bislicher Rheinniederung Landscape Protection Area 2,227 protected area overlaps with site 2,128
Husen Landscape Protection Area 61 protected area contained by site 61
Hufscher Berg - Löwenberg Landscape Protection Area 261 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hohe Mark Nature Park 104,087 protected area overlaps with site 2,767
Hauptterrasse suedlich Huenxe Landscape Protection Area 3,337 protected area overlaps with site 30
Hagener Meer - Galgenberg Landscape Protection Area 105 protected area overlaps with site 6
Gruenlandniederung Gesthuysen und Vynsche Ley Landscape Protection Area 34 protected area contained by site 34
Gruenland und Brachflaeche bei Eversael Landscape Protection Area 91 protected area contained by site 91
Gruenland noerdlich Ossenberg Landscape Protection Area 17 protected area contained by site 17
Grintgraben und Peldenhof Landscape Protection Area 142 protected area contained by site 142
Ginderichsward und Gest Landscape Protection Area 194 protected area overlaps with site 146
Gartroper Mühlenbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 143 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Flaeche fuer Abgrabungen westlich vom Milchpla Landscape Protection Area 148 protected area contained by site 148
Feuchtgebiet bei Hasenfeld Landscape Protection Area 22 protected area contained by site 22
Feldgehoelze bei Willich Landscape Protection Area 2 protected area contained by site 2
Feldgehoelze am Ruetgerssteg Landscape Protection Area 2 protected area contained by site 2
Elverische Hoefe, suedlich Buederich Landscape Protection Area 32 protected area overlaps with site 29
Eichenwald suedlich Hof Spilling Landscape Protection Area 10 protected area contained by site 10
Ehemaliger Bahndamm bei Menzelen-Ost Landscape Protection Area 14 protected area overlaps with site 11
Dornicksche Ward Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 143 protected area contained by site 136
Diersfordter Wald/ Schnepfenberg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 580 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Diersfordter Wald Landscape Protection Area 1,627 protected area overlaps with site 20
Die Hees Landscape Protection Area 252 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Die Gretgen, Der Huck Landscape Protection Area 79 protected area overlaps with site 39
Deichvorland im Muendungsbereich des Alten Rh Landscape Protection Area 34 protected area contained by site 34
Boxteler Bahn zwischen Gemeindegrenze Uedem und Xanten - Trajanstra¿e Landscape Protection Area 11 protected area overlaps with site 5
Bislicher Insel Landscape Protection Area 134 protected area overlaps with site 120
Binsheimer Feld Landscape Protection Area 415 protected area contained by site 415
Bergerfurth Landscape Protection Area 25 protected area overlaps with site 9
Bergen, Histenbruch, Joeckern, Schuettwicker Landscape Protection Area 1,138 protected area overlaps with site 1,026
Baggerseen an der Rheinberger Strasse Landscape Protection Area 23 protected area contained by site 23
Baggersee bei Menzelen-Ost Landscape Protection Area 23 protected area contained by site 23
Baerler Leitgraben, Lohkanal Landscape Protection Area 92 protected area overlaps with site 77
Auesee Wesel Landscape Protection Area 178 protected area contained by site 178
Aspeler-Schmales Meer Landscape Protection Area 48 protected area contained by site 48
An der Strasse Zur Bauernschaft u. im Bereich noerdlich Landscape Protection Area 129 protected area overlaps with site 124
An der Plank Landscape Protection Area 15 protected area contained by site 15
Alter Hafen Landscape Protection Area 20 protected area overlaps with site 18
Aaper Vennekes Nature Reserve 75 protected area overlaps with site 73

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Urban parks and gardens -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Rhine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/08/2020.