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Ahlhorner fishponds


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Wildeshauser Geest Nature Park 155,400 protected area contains site 1,578
Sager Meer; Ahlhorner Fischteiche und Lethe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 869 protected area overlaps with site 480
NSG Baumweg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 57 protected area contained by site 57
Lethe-Tal und Staatsforst Tüdick Landschaftschutzgebiet 958 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Baumweg Naturschutzgebiet 57 protected area contained by site 58
Ahlhorner Fischteiche, Sager Heide Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,227 protected area overlaps with site 379
Ahlhorner Fischteiche Naturschutzgebiet 439 protected area overlaps with site 424


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ahlhorner fishponds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/ahlhorner-fishponds-iba-germany on 27/02/2024.