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Eastern bight of the Fehmarnsund


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 1997 160 individuals C2
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 1987-1996 13,480 individuals B1i, C3
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC winter 1997 8,100 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1992-1997 21,580 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sundwiesen Fehmarn Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 35 protected area overlaps with site 0
Staberhuk Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,657 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Staberhuk Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 1,657 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ostsee östlich Wagrien Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 39,421 protected area overlaps with site 2,767
Küstenlandschaft vor Großenbrode und vorgelagerte Meeresbereiche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,739 protected area overlaps with site 1,739
Insel Fehmarn Landscape Protection Area 2,100 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Insel Fehmarn Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,533 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Eastern bight of the Fehmarnsund Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 39,541 protected area overlaps with site 2,781

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Lagoons -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eastern bight of the Fehmarnsund. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.