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Lowlands of the Rivers Eider, Treene and Sorge


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 1996-1997 150 individuals C2
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC passage 1992 1,526 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1998 31 breeding pairs A1, C1, C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC resident 1998 7 breeding pairs C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC resident 1998 6 breeding pairs C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1994 20 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1996-1997 present C2, C6
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC passage 1998 6,000-12,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C2, C6
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC breeding 1996-1997 present C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1996-1997 4 breeding pairs C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 1996-1997 present C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1996-1997 present C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1996-1997 12 breeding pairs C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC non-breeding 1996-1997 1 individuals C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1996-1997 present C6

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)
Wildes Moor bei Stinstedt Naturschutzgebiet 56 protected area overlaps with site 631
Wildes Moor bei Schwabstedt Naturschutzgebiet 627 protected area contained by site 631
Wälder der Ostenfelder Geest Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 733 protected area overlaps with site 557
Wälder bei Bergenhusen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 145 protected area contained by site 145
Wald bei Hollingstedt Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 30 protected area contained by site 30
Wald bei Hollingstedt Landschaftschutzgebiet 31 protected area contained by site 30
Untereider Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,606 protected area overlaps with site 287
Treene Winderatter See bis Friedrichstadt und Bollingstedter Au Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,906 protected area overlaps with site 1,344
Tetenhusener Moor Naturschutzgebiet 211 protected area contained by site 205
Südermoor bei Schwienhusen Landschaftschutzgebiet 89 protected area contained by site 78
Schleife Naturschutzgebiet 52 protected area overlaps with site 660
S-H Wadden sea National Park Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 441,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ramsar-Gebiet S-H Wattenmeer und angrenzende Küstengebiete Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 463,907 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Moore der Eider-Treene-Sorge-Niederung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,499 protected area overlaps with site 3,198
Lundener Niederung westlich des Umleitungsvorfluters Landschaftschutzgebiet 71 protected area contained by site 0
Lundener Niederung mit Mötjensee und Steller See Landschaftschutzgebiet 156 protected area contained by site 1,041
Lundener Niederung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 902 protected area contained by site 902
Lundener Niederung Naturschutzgebiet 900 protected area contained by site 0
Kleiner Geestrücken südlich Dörpling Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 42 protected area contained by site 42
Kiesgrube bei Altenkamp Landschaftschutzgebiet 2 protected area contained by site 2
Hohner See Naturschutzgebiet 366 protected area contained by site 364
Hennstedter Moor Landschaftschutzgebiet 294 protected area contained by site 300
Großes Moor/Kätner Moor Landschaftschutzgebiet 161 protected area contained by site 156
Gräben der nördlichen Alten Sorge Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 769 protected area contained by site 769
Eider-Treene-Sorge-Niederung Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,014 protected area contained by site 15,014
Eider-Sorge Niederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 4,218 protected area contained by site 4,220
Delver Koog Naturschutzgebiet 190 protected area contained by site 191
Dellstedter Birkwildmoor Naturschutzgebiet 618 protected area contained by site 620
Alte Sorge-Schleife Naturschutzgebiet 758 protected area contained by site 660

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Raised bogs, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lowlands of the Rivers Eider, Treene and Sorge. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/04/2020.