Lengeder Teichgebiet

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 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
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC passage 1990-2000 501 individuals B1i, C3
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1980-1989 3 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Lengeder Teiche Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 145 protected area overlaps with site 102
Lengeder Teiche Naturschutzgebiet 146 protected area contained by site 145
Lengede-Broistedt Landschaftschutzgebiet 172 protected area overlaps with site 2

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lengeder Teichgebiet. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.