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Mouth of river Schwarze Elster


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
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 2001 3 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)
Untere Schwarze Elster Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 525 protected area contained by site 391
Untere Schwarze Elster Naturschutzgebiet 411 protected area contained by site 411
Riß Naturschutzgebiet 96 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mündungsgebiet der Schwarzen Elster Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,921 protected area contains site 3,071
Klödener Riß Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 96 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Großer Streng Naturschutzgebiet 452 protected area contained by site 452
Gewässersystem Annaburger Heide südöstlich Jessen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 337 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Flusslandschaft Elbe UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 374,432 protected area contains site 3,354
Elbetal - zwischen Wittenberg und Bösewig Landschaftschutzgebiet 5,221 protected area overlaps with site 1,893
Elbetal - zwischen Elster und Sachau Landschaftschutzgebiet 2,701 protected area overlaps with site 1,038
Elbaue zwischen Griebo und Prettin Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,422 protected area overlaps with site 2,704
Alte Elbe bei Bösewig Naturschutzgebiet 368 protected area contained by site 368


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mouth of river Schwarze Elster. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.