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Island of Usedom


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
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 1990-1999 2,000 individuals B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1990-1999 13,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1990-1999 1,000 individuals B1i, C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1998-2000 9-25 breeding pairs A1, C1
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1994 24 breeding pairs C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1987 30-40 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1996 200 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC breeding 1990-1999 1 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1987 4-5 breeding pairs C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC breeding 1990-1999 12 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC winter 1990-1999 40-50 individuals C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1990-1999 12 breeding pairs 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zerninsee-Senke Naturschutzgebiet 375 protected area contained by site 385
Wocknin-See Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 52 protected area contained by site 52
Wocknin-See Naturschutzgebiet 50 protected area contained by site 56
Waldgebiet bei Karlshagen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 143 protected area contained by site 0
Südspitze Gnitz Naturschutzgebiet 61 protected area overlaps with site 56
Süd-Usedom Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,556 protected area overlaps with site 8,984
Peeneunterlauf; Peenestrom, Achterwasser und Kleines Haff Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 53,197 protected area overlaps with site 1,767
Peenetallandschaft Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 18,974 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Peenestrom und Achterwasser Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 16,142 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Peenemünder Haken, Struck und Ruden - Gebietsteil A Naturschutzgebiet 7,544 protected area overlaps with site 137
Ostusedomer Hügelland Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,299 protected area overlaps with site 2,061
Mümmelkensee Naturschutzgebiet 6 protected area contained by site 6
Mellenthiner Os Naturschutzgebiet 65 protected area contained by site 65
Kleines Haff; Neuwarper See und Riether Werder Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 29,142 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kleiner Krebssee Naturschutzgebiet 50 protected area contained by site 46
Inseln Böhmke und Werder Naturschutzgebiet 118 protected area overlaps with site 15
Insel Usedom mit Festlandgürtel Landschaftschutzgebiet 36,321 protected area overlaps with site 25,886
Insel Usedom Nature Park 72,000 protected area overlaps with site 20,199
Halbinsel Cosim Naturschutzgebiet 85 protected area overlaps with site 29
Greifswalder Bodden; Teile des Strelasundes und Nordspitze Usedom Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 60,406 protected area overlaps with site 0
Greifswalder Bodden und südlicher Strelasund Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 87,362 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Greifswalder Bodden Landschaftschutzgebiet 56,257 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gothensee und Thurbruch Naturschutzgebiet 800 protected area contained by site 809
Dünenwälder östlich von Ahlbeck (Usedom) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 112 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs, Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline Lagoons -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Island of Usedom. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2020.