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Upper and middle reaches of river Krückau with tributaries


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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1999 2 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding - 1-3 individuals C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC non-breeding - 5-25 individuals C6
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC non-breeding - 20-30 individuals C6
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC non-breeding - 1-5 individuals C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC non-breeding - 1-10 individuals C6
Osprey Pandion haliaetus LC non-breeding - 1-2 individuals C6
Circus cyaneus NR non-breeding - 2-4 individuals C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT breeding - 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding - 4 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding - 15-20 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding - 2-4 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)
Obere Krückau Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 51 protected area overlaps with site 18
Mittlere Krückau Landscape Protection Area 1,015 protected area overlaps with site 394
Landschaftsschutzgebiete des Kreises Pinneberg Landscape Protection Area 17,964 protected area overlaps with site 957
Klein Offenseth-Bokelsesser Moor/Offenau Niederung Landscape Protection Area 2,020 protected area overlaps with site 814
Klein Offenseth-Bokelsesser Moor Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 473 protected area overlaps with site 244


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper and middle reaches of river Krückau with tributaries. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2019.