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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
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC winter 1990-2000 29,900 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 1980-1989 1,800 individuals B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1980-1989 8,000 individuals B1i, C3
Anas crecca NR winter 1980-1989 5,000 individuals B1i, C3
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1990-2000 69 breeding pairs B3
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC winter 1990-2000 7,700 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC winter 1980-1989 3,425 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT winter 1990-2000 6,000 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT winter 1980-1989 4,600 individuals B1i, C3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC winter 1990-2000 14,000 individuals B1i, B2, C3
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus LC winter 1990-2000 4,270 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC breeding 1990-2000 420 breeding pairs B2
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC winter 1980-1989 2,000 individuals B1i, C3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1985-1994 86,695 individuals A4iii, C4

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)
Wattenmeer, Ostfriesisches Wattenmeer & Dollart Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 121,620 protected area overlaps with site 0
Waddensea of Lower Saxony UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 240,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Unterems und Außenems Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,377 protected area overlaps with site 2,055
The Wadden Sea World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 1,143,403 protected area overlaps with site 2,321
Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer und angrenzendes Küstenmeer Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 354,882 protected area overlaps with site 2,069
Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer Nationalpark 345,000 protected area overlaps with site 2,084
Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 276,956 protected area overlaps with site 2,068
Krummhörn Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,776 protected area overlaps with site 0
Emsmarsch von Leer bis Emden Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,019 protected area overlaps with site 1,473


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dollart. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2022.