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Pomeranian bay


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
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU winter 1990-1999 837,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Melanitta nigra NR winter 1990-1999 215,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Melanitta fusca NR winter 1990-1999 240,000 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator LC winter 1990-1999 3,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena LC winter 1990-1999 1,275 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC winter 1990-1999 4,180 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus VU winter 1990-1999 1,225 individuals A4i, B1i, C2, C6
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica LC winter 1990-1999 1,875 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1990-1999 1,303,555 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Westliche Rönnebank Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,601 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Westliche Pommersche Bucht Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 20,717 protected area overlaps with site 89,783
Streckelsberg Nature Reserve 36 protected area overlaps with site 17
SPA Pommersche Bucht Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,058 protected area contained by site 200,417
Rügen UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 23,500 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pommersche Bucht mit Oderbank Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 110,115 protected area contained by site 110,115
Pommersche Bucht Nature Reserve 200,888 protected area contained by site 200,888
Pomeranian bay Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 208,491 protected area overlaps with site 198,209
Peenemünder Haken, Struck und Ruden - Gebietsteil A Nature Reserve 7,544 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ostusedomer Hügelland Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,302 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Insel Usedom mit Festlandgürtel Landscape Protection Area 36,443 protected area overlaps with site 245
Insel Usedom Nature Park 72,000 protected area overlaps with site 727
Greifswalder Oie Nature Reserve 215 protected area overlaps with site 161
Greifswalder Oie Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 218 protected area overlaps with site 167
Greifswalder Boddenrandschwelle und Teile der Pommerschen Bucht Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 40,401 protected area overlaps with site 28,526
Greifswalder Bodden, Teile des Strelasundes und Nordspitze Usedom Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 59,970 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Greifswalder Bodden und südlicher Strelasund Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 122,276 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dünenwälder östlich von Ahlbeck (Usedom) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 112 protected area overlaps with site 28
Dünengebiet bei Trassenheide Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 318 protected area overlaps with site 91
Biosphärenreservat Südost-Rügen Landscape Protection Area 22,836 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Adlergrund Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 23,397 protected area contained by site 23,397

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Open Sea, Sea inlets and coastal features -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pomeranian bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2020.