Farmlands north of Ludwigslust

IBA Justification

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 116 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Sude mit Zuflüssen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,520 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Schloßpark Ludwigslust mit anschließendem Bruch- und Mischwald sowie oberer Rögnitzniederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,285 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mittlere Sude Landschaftschutzgebiet 3,433 protected area is adjacent to site 53
Hagenower Heide Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,871 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Feldmark Wöbbelin - Fahrbinde Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,326 protected area contained by site 1,330
Feldmark Rastow - Kraak Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 781 protected area contained by site 781

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Farmlands north of Ludwigslust. Downloaded from on 27/09/2023.