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Obersuhl lowlands


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
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1997-2000 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1997-2000 1 breeding pairs 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)
Werraaue bei Berka und Untersuhl Naturschutzgebiet 256 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Werra-Aue zwischen Breitungen und Creuzburg Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,578 protected area is adjacent to site 3
Werra bis Treffurt mit Zuflüssen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,260 protected area is adjacent to site 2
Rhäden von Obersuhl und Auen an der mittleren Werra Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 540 protected area overlaps with site 14
Obersuhler Aue Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 68 protected area overlaps with site 14
Obersuhler Aue Naturschutzgebiet 68 protected area overlaps with site 67


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Obersuhl lowlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.