BE005
Polderkomplex


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

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 1989 3,000 individuals B1i, C3
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC winter - 20,000-36,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter - 15,000-30,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter - 300-500 individuals B1i, C3
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC winter - 10,000-40,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC passage - 15 individuals C2
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC passage - 10,000-15,000 individuals B1i, C2
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 1995 100-120 breeding pairs B2
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1996 10 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1993 60-80 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter - 50,000-99,999 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Uitkerkse Polder Erkend natuurreservaat 394 protected area overlaps with site 0
Uitkerkse Polder Nature Reserve 60 protected area contained by site 60
Stadswallen van Damme Erkend natuurreservaat 130 protected area contained by site 0
Sint-Donaaspolder Erkend natuurreservaat 11 protected area overlaps with site 0
Polders Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,866 protected area overlaps with site 739
Poldergraslanden Paddegat-Klemskerke Vlaams natuurreservaat 27 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Poldercomplex Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,766 protected area overlaps with site 9,349
openbaar bos West-Vlaanderen Openbaar bos 5,789 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lage Moere van Meetkerke Vlaams natuurreservaat 1 protected area contained by site 0
Het Krekengebied van Lapscheure en Hoeke Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 132 protected area overlaps with site 0
Duingebieden inclusief Ijzermonding en Zwin. Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,782 protected area is adjacent to site 0
DomWVL09208 Militaire domeinen onder het protocol 4 protected area overlaps with site 0
De Uitkerkse polder Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 524 protected area overlaps with site 0
De Poldergebieden tussen Oostende, Jabbeke en De Haan Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 225 protected area overlaps with site 0
De Gebieden van de overgang van polders naar zandstreek langs het kanaal Brugge-Oostende Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 306 protected area overlaps with site 0
De Fonteintjes en Oudemaarspolder Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 54 protected area overlaps with site 0
De Fonteintjes Erkend natuurreservaat 19 protected area overlaps with site 12
De Damse polders Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 121 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Polderkomplex. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/08/2020.