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Oldenburger Graben and Wesseker See


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
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1998 20 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1998 16 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1998 31 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)
Wesseker See Naturschutzgebiet 241 protected area contained by site 246
Strandseen der Hohwachter Bucht Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,319 protected area overlaps with site 223
Rosenfelder Brök nördlich Dahme Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 53 protected area overlaps with site 12
Östliche Kieler Bucht Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 74,690 protected area overlaps with site 394
Oldenburger Graben Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,262 protected area contained by site 1,176
Oldenburger Bruch Naturschutzgebiet 358 protected area contained by site 358
Küstenlandschaft Bottsand - Marzkamp u. vorgelagerte Flachgründe Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 5,483 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Oldenburger Graben and Wesseker See. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/04/2021.