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Lowlands of River Ems near Lathen


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 1990-1999 25 individuals C2
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC winter 1990-1999 667 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 1990-1999 1,200 individuals B1i, C3

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Natura 2000-Emsauen zwischen Salzbergen und Papenburg Landscape Protection Area 6,862 protected area overlaps with site 0
Emstal von Lathen bis Papenburg Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,574 protected area overlaps with site 502
Emstal Landscape Protection Area 346 protected area overlaps with site 2,294
Emstal Landschaftschutzgebiet 13,520 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ems Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,217 protected area overlaps with site 849

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lowlands of River Ems near Lathen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2020.