Wendesser moor

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
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 1990-1999 1 breeding pairs C6
Baillon's Crake Zapornia pusilla LC resident 1997 1-2 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wendesser Moor Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 138 protected area contained by site 102
Wendesser Moor Naturschutzgebiet 64 protected area contained by site 64
Blumenhagener Moor, Schwarzwasserniederung, Wendesser Moor, Staatsforst Peine, Harrenkamp, Flotheniederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,442 protected area overlaps with site 95


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Raised bogs, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wendesser moor. Downloaded from on 22/01/2021.