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Land Wursten


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
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1996-1997 26,000 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wattenmeer, Elbe-Weser-Dreieck Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 38,460 protected area overlaps with site 0
Waddensea of Lower Saxony UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 240,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer und angrenzendes Küstenmeer Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 354,882 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 258,800 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 276,956 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Land Wursten. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/02/2023.