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Lower reaches of river Warnow


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 10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1990-1999 14,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1990-1999 71 breeding pairs A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1990-1999 24,000 individuals A4iii, C4

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)
Warnowtal; Sternberger Seen und untere Mildenitz Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 10,818 protected area overlaps with site 5,231
Warnowtal mit kleinen Zuflüssen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,480 protected area overlaps with site 3,925
Vierburg-Waldung Landschaftschutzgebiet 352 protected area overlaps with site 29
Unteres Warnowland Naturschutzgebiet 1,163 protected area overlaps with site 1,006
Südliches Warnowland und Burg Werle Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,467 protected area overlaps with site 1,173
Sternberger Seenland Nature Park 53,990 protected area overlaps with site 376
Schlemminer Wälder und Kleingewässerlandschaft Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,666 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Schlemminer Wälder Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,613 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rühner See und Rühner Laden Landschaftschutzgebiet 249 protected area overlaps with site 232
Nebeltal mit Zuflüssen; verbundenen Seen und angrenzenden Wäldern Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,547 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mittleres Warnowtal (Lkrs. Rostock) Landschaftschutzgebiet 552 protected area overlaps with site 247
Beketal mit Zuflüssen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,227 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bekeniederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 734 protected area overlaps with site 50


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower reaches of river Warnow. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.