Haaler Au lowlands

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 - 50-100 individuals C2
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC passage - 600 individuals A4i, B1i, C2

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)
Haaler Au-Niederung Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 964 protected area overlaps with site 670
Haaler Au Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 432 protected area overlaps with site 121

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haaler Au lowlands. Downloaded from on 07/03/2021.