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Military training area Munster-Nord


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
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC breeding 1990-2000 10 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC breeding 1990-2000 5 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 2001 80-100 breeding pairs C6

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)
Waldgebiete am Rande der Raubkammer Landscape Protection Area 826 protected area overlaps with site 745
Wacholderhain bei Ehlbeck Landscape Protection Area 7 protected area contained by site 7
Truppenübungsplätze Munster Nord und Süd Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,583 protected area overlaps with site 4,039
Tal der Kleinen Örtze Naturschutzgebiet 326 protected area overlaps with site 156
Süsing Landschaftschutzgebiet 8,561 protected area overlaps with site 228
Rehrhof/ Ehlbeck Landscape Protection Area 406 protected area overlaps with site 81
Örtze mit Nebenbächen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,772 protected area overlaps with site 209
Munster-Oerrel Landschaftschutzgebiet 3,496 protected area overlaps with site 1,390
Lüneburger Heide Nature Park 107,769 protected area overlaps with site 1,750
Landschaftsschutzgebiet des Landkreises Lüneburg Landschaftschutzgebiet 18,896 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gewässersystem der Luhe und unteren Neetze Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,479 protected area overlaps with site 185


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Military training area Munster-Nord. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/military-training-area-munster-nord-iba-germany on 27/02/2024.