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|
|Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana||LC||breeding||1990-1999||80 breeding pairs||C6|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).
|Protected area (PA)||PA designation||PA area (ha)||Relationship of PA with IBA||Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)|
|Lewitz - Landkreis Parchim (jetzt Lkrs. Ludwigslust-Parchim)||Landschaftschutzgebiet||10,876||protected area overlaps with site||134|
|Lewitz||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||16,477||protected area is adjacent to site||0|
|Krummes Moor||Naturschutzgebiet||11||protected area contained by site||14|
|Klinker Plage||Naturschutzgebiet||38||protected area contained by site||38|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Farmlands between Crivitz and Parchim. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/farmlands-between-crivitz-and-parchim-iba-germany on 02/10/2023.