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Lower reaches of River Weser, embanked area


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
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC winter 1990-1999 4,200 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1990-1999 8,000 individuals B1i, C3

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)
Weser bei Bremerhaven Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,682 protected area overlaps with site 0
Unterweser Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,839 protected area is adjacent to site 496
Unterweser Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,512 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Teichfledermaus-Gewässer im Raum Bremerhaven/Bremen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 449 protected area overlaps with site 72
Luneplate Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 940 protected area overlaps with site 0
Luneplate Naturschutzgebiet 1,400 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower reaches of River Weser, embanked area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.