Geeste lowlands near Bramel

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 winter 1980-1989 50 individuals C2
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC winter 1990-2000 410 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC winter 1980-1989 200 individuals C2
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC winter 1990-2000 16 individuals C6
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC winter 1990-2000 38 individuals C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1980-1989 6 breeding pairs C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC winter 1990-2000 110 individuals C2
Osprey Pandion haliaetus LC winter 1990-2000 4 individuals C6

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)
Sellstedter See und Ochsentriftmoor/ Wildes Moor Naturschutzgebiet 753 protected area overlaps with site 141
Sellstedter See und Ochsentriftmoor Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 527 protected area overlaps with site 131

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Geeste lowlands near Bramel. Downloaded from on 27/06/2022.