Isles of Langenwerder and Walfisch

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC winter 1987 4,520-7,700 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Mew Gull Larus canus LC resident 1996 3,700 breeding pairs B2

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)
Insel Walfisch Naturschutzgebiet 84 unknown 0
Insel Langenwerder Naturschutzgebiet 35 protected area contained by site 58


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Isles of Langenwerder and Walfisch. Downloaded from on 18/01/2022.