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Rhine flats Altlußheim-Mannheim


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 1990-2000 350-1,800 individuals B1i, C3
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC passage 1993-1998 5 individuals C6
Milvus migrans NR passage 1993-1998 30 individuals C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1990-2000 25-30 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)
Waldpark Landscape Protection Area 150 protected area overlaps with site 145
Schwetzinger Wiesen-Riedwiesen Nature Reserve 150 protected area contained by site 148
Schwetzinger Wiesen Landscape Protection Area 1 protected area overlaps with site 306
Rheinniederung von Philippsburg bis Mannheim Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,494 protected area overlaps with site 2,185
Rheinniederung Speyer-Ludwigshafen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,448 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rheinniederung Germersheim-Speyer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,072 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rheinniederung Altlußheim - Mannheim Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 647 protected area contained by site 4,452
Reißinsel Nature Reserve 108 protected area contained by site 100
Pfälzische Rheinauen Landscape Protection Area 21,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Otterstadter Altrhein und Angelhofer Altrhein inklusive Binsfeld Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 303 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Neuhofener Altrhein mit Prinz-Karl-Wörth Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 456 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kollerinsel Landscape Protection Area 264 protected area contained by site 264
Ketscher Rheininsel Nature Reserve 476 protected area contained by site 490
Hockenheimer Rheinbogen (30 Teilgebiete) Nature Reserve 640 protected area contained by site 656
Hockenheimer Rheinbogen Landscape Protection Area 1,870 protected area contained by site 1,847
Böllenwörth Nature Reserve 162 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Berghausener und Lingenfelder Altrhein mit Insel Flotzgrün Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 690 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bei der Silberpappel Nature Reserve 9 protected area contained by site 9
Backofen-Riedwiesen Nature Reserve 148 protected area contained by site 149

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Altlußheim-Mannheim. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/04/2020.