Farmlands west and south of Plauer See

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
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1994-1998 5 breeding pairs C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 1994-1998 59 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)
Plauer Stadtwald Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 312 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Plauer See Landschaftschutzgebiet 4,047 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mecklenburger Großseenland Landschaftschutzgebiet 41,340 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Feldmark Massow-Wendisch Priborn-Satow Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,542 protected area overlaps with site 2,110

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Farmlands west and south of Plauer See. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.