Western shore of Lake Müritz

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
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 1990-1999 7,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 1990-1999 6,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 1990-1999 1,200 individuals B1i, C2

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)
Müritz-Seenland und Neustrelitzer Kleinseenplatte Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 45,872 protected area overlaps with site 7,012
Müritz Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,161 protected area overlaps with site 3,545
Mecklenburger Großseenland Landschaftschutzgebiet 41,340 protected area overlaps with site 6,072
Großer Schwerin mit Steinhorn Naturschutzgebiet 415 protected area contained by site 415

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western shore of Lake Müritz. Downloaded from on 29/10/2020.