Engdener Wüste

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
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1990-2000 34 breeding pairs C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC breeding 1990-2000 1 breeding pairs C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1980-1989 2 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Heseper Moor; Engdener Wüste Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 795 protected area overlaps with site 749
Engdener Wüste/ Heseper Moor (Nordhorn Range) Naturschutzgebiet 1,016 protected area overlaps with site 992
Engdener Wüste Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,006 protected area contained by site 940

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Engdener Wüste. Downloaded from on 25/09/2021.