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Bogs and heathlands of the Westmünsterland


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
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1995 1 breeding pairs C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1988 800 individuals C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1988 2 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1988 1 breeding pairs C6
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC passage 1988 150 individuals C6
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC resident 1996 6 breeding pairs C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 1988 1 breeding pairs C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC resident 1988 1 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC resident 1988 5-6 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC resident 1996 9 breeding pairs C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC resident 1988 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zwillbrocker Venn u. Ellewicker Feld Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 246 protected area contained by site 218
Zwillbrock Landscape Protection Area 396 protected area overlaps with site 200
Witte Venn; Krosewicker Grenzwald Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 29 protected area overlaps with site 22
Vogelschutzgebiet 'Moore und Heiden des westlichen Münsterlandes' Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,324 protected area overlaps with site 2,051
Talaue der Alstaetter Aa Landscape Protection Area 62 protected area overlaps with site 51
NSG Zwillbrocker Venn Naturschutzgebiet 185 protected area overlaps with site 185
NSG Witte Venn Naturschutzgebiet 23 protected area contained by site 23
NSG Luentener Wald Naturschutzgebiet 111 protected area contained by site 119
NSG Luentener Fischteiche Naturschutzgebiet 101 protected area contained by site 101
NSG Goor-Witte Venn Nature Reserve 8 protected area contained by site 8
NSG Eper-Graeser Venn Naturschutzgebiet 289 protected area overlaps with site 289
NSG Ellewicker Feld Naturschutzgebiet 63 protected area contained by site 63
NSG Bennekampshaar Naturschutzgebiet 7 protected area contained by site 7
NSG Amtsvenn - Huendfelder Moor Naturschutzgebiet 891 protected area contained by site 892
NSG Ammeloer Venn Naturschutzgebiet 70 protected area contained by site 70
Noerdliche Berkelniederung Landscape Protection Area 1,031 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lüntener Fischteich u. Ammeloer Venn Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 288 protected area contained by site 227
Luentener Feld, Ammeloer Venn Landscape Protection Area 962 protected area overlaps with site 809
LSG-Zwillbrock Landschaftschutzgebiet 401 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Talaue der Alstaetter Aa Landschaftschutzgebiet 66 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Noerdliche Berkelniederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 983 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Luentener Feld, Ammeloer Venn Landschaftschutzgebiet 943 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Alstaette - Gerwinghook Landschaftschutzgebiet 427 protected area overlaps with site 0
Huendfelder Moor, Brook Landscape Protection Area 502 protected area overlaps with site 451
Graeser Venn - Gut Moorhof Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 79 protected area contained by site 78
Eper-Graeser Venn/ Lasterfeld Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 211 protected area contained by site 211
Eilermark, Eper Venn, Graeser Venn Landscape Protection Area 781 protected area overlaps with site 175
Amtsvenn u. Hündfelder Moor Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 894 protected area contained by site 895
Alstaette-Amtsvenn Landscape Protection Area 245 protected area overlaps with site 201
Alstaette - Gerwinghook Landscape Protection Area 405 protected area overlaps with site 210

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bogs and heathlands of the Westmünsterland. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/07/2020.