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Oberlausitz heathland and fishponds biosphere reserve


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 passage 1996 20,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1996 30,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT resident 1996 1 breeding pairs C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 1996 30 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC resident 1996 1 breeding pairs C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1994 22 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC resident 1996 5 breeding pairs C6
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC resident - 1-3 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC resident 1996 5-90 breeding pairs C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC resident 1996 10 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC resident 1996 100 breeding pairs C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC resident 1996 15 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1996 1 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC resident - 1 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1996 50,000 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)
Truppenübungsplatz Oberlausitz Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,597 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Teichlandschaft nördlich von Commerau bei Klix Landscape Protection Area 700 protected area contained by site 735
Teichgruppe Wartha Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 40 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Talsperre Quitzdorf und Kollmer Höhen Landscape Protection Area 5,330 protected area overlaps with site 1,216
Täler um Weißenberg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 963 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Spreetal und Heiden zwischen Uhyst und Spremberg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 820 protected area overlaps with site 211
Spreeniederung Malschwitz Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,150 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Spreeniederung Malschwitz Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 631 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Spreelandschaft um Bärwalde Landscape Protection Area 286 protected area overlaps with site 182
Spree- und Teichlandschaft südlich Uhyst Landscape Protection Area 1,174 protected area contained by site 1,210
Schwarzer Schöps unterhalb Reichwalde Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 244 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Schwarzer Schöps oberhalb Horscha Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 282 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Oberlausitzer Heide-und Teichlandschaft UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 30,102 protected area contained by site 30,102
Oberlausitzer Heide- und Teichlandschaft Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,732 protected area contained by site 13,732
Oberlausitzer Heide- und Teichlandschaft Nature Reserve 13,000 protected area contained by site 13,000
Muskauer und Neustädter Heide Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,849 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Boxberg-Reichwalder Wald- und Wiesengebiet Landscape Protection Area 1,208 protected area overlaps with site 31
Biosphärenreservat Oberlausitzer Heide- und Teichlandschaft Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,947 protected area contained by site 30,059
Bergbaufolgelandschaft bei Hoyerswerda Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 963 protected area overlaps with site 1,074
Auwald und Eisenberg Guttau (Anteil) Nature Reserve 4 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland Heathland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Oberlausitz heathland and fishponds biosphere reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/04/2020.