Isles of Oie and Kirr

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 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
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1996 95 breeding pairs B3
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC breeding 1996 252 breeding pairs B2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft Nationalpark 78,600 unknown 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Isles of Oie and Kirr. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.