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Pressel wooded heath and mire


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 1984 2,000 individuals B1i, C3
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1996 3-5 breeding pairs C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1996 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC resident 1996 8 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1996 1 breeding pairs C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1996 2 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC resident 1996 3-5 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC breeding 1996 5 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1996 2 breeding pairs C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC breeding 1996 3-4 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 1996 6-10 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 1996 5-10 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Schwarzbachniederung mit Sprottabruch Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 737 protected area overlaps with site 383
Roitzsch Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 181 protected area contained by site 181
Roitzsch Naturschutzgebiet 9 protected area contained by site 9
Presseler Heidewald- und Moorgebiet Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,221 protected area overlaps with site 4,221
Presseler Heidewald- und Moorgebiet Naturschutzgebiet 4,095 protected area overlaps with site 4,020
Elbtal zwischen Mühlberg und Greudnitz Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,905 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dübener Heide Landschaftschutzgebiet 23,530 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dübener Heide Nature Park 75,994 protected area contains site 10,034
Dübener Heide Landschaftschutzgebiet 7,744 protected area contains site 10,034
Dübener Heide Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,350 protected area overlaps with site 7,732
Dübener Heide Landschaftschutzgebiet 29,962 protected area contains site 0
Dommitzscher Grenzbachgebiet Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 573 protected area overlaps with site 236
Dommitzscher Grenzbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6 protected area overlaps with site 0
Buchenwaldgebiet Kossa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 660 protected area overlaps with site 352

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pressel wooded heath and mire. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2022.