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Schwalm-Nette-Platte and Grenzwald


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
Stock Dove Columba oenas LC breeding 1998-2000 200-300 breeding pairs B3
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1998-2000 62 breeding pairs B2, C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC passage 1996 30 individuals C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1998-2000 9-11 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR resident 1995 1 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1998-2000 18-24 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 1998-2000 18 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC resident 1996 8-10 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 1998-2000 150-197 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1998-2000 46-56 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wälder und Heiden bei Brüggen-Bracht Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,612 protected area contained by site 1,611
Vogelschutzgebiet 'Schwalm-Nette-Platte mit Grenzwald u. Meinweg' Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,222 protected area overlaps with site 6,592
Venloer Heide Landscape Protection Area 352 protected area overlaps with site 325
Tantelbruch mit Elmpter Bachtal und Teilen der Schwalmaue Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 236 protected area overlaps with site 166
Schwalmniederung Landscape Protection Area 494 protected area overlaps with site 196
Schwalm; Knippertzbach, Raderveekes u. Lüttelforster Bruch Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 719 protected area overlaps with site 546
Schwalm-Nette Nature Park 43,500 protected area contains site 10,736
Pletschbach Landscape Protection Area 94 protected area overlaps with site 54
NSG Venloer Heide Naturschutzgebiet 227 protected area contained by site 0
NSG Unterer Breyeller See Naturschutzgebiet 7 protected area contained by site 7
NSG Tueschenbroicher Wald Naturschutzgebiet 108 protected area overlaps with site 88
NSG Tantelbruch Naturschutzgebiet 136 protected area overlaps with site 108
NSG Schwalmbruch, Muehlenbach- und Knippertzbachtal Naturschutzgebiet 393 protected area overlaps with site 314
NSG Schlucht Naturschutzgebiet 130 protected area overlaps with site 119
NSG Ritzeroder Duenen Naturschutzgebiet 5 protected area contained by site 5
NSG Raderveekes Bruch und Luettelforster Bruch Naturschutzgebiet 196 protected area overlaps with site 181
NSG Pferdeweiher Naturschutzgebiet 7 protected area overlaps with site 7
NSG Oberer Breyeller See Naturschutzgebiet 3 protected area contained by site 3
NSG Nettbruch Naturschutzgebiet 2 protected area contained by site 2
NSG Muehlenbachtal Naturschutzgebiet 10 protected area overlaps with site 22
NSG Muehlenbachtal Naturschutzgebiet 22 protected area contained by site 0
NSG Meinweg Naturschutzgebiet 350 protected area overlaps with site 225
NSG Luesekamp und Boschbeek Naturschutzgebiet 255 protected area overlaps with site 235
NSG Krickenbecker Seen und Kleiner De Wittsee Naturschutzgebiet 719 protected area overlaps with site 0
NSG Knippertzbachtal Naturschutzgebiet 94 protected area overlaps with site 74
NSG Kaelberweide Naturschutzgebiet 25 protected area overlaps with site 21
NSG Huehnerkamp Naturschutzgebiet 27 protected area contained by site 27
NSG Heronger Heide Naturschutzgebiet 211 protected area contained by site 0
NSG Heronger Buschberge, Wankumer Heide Naturschutzgebiet 616 protected area overlaps with site 567
NSG Heidemoore Naturschutzgebiet 321 protected area overlaps with site 314
NSG Grutbend Naturschutzgebiet 25 protected area overlaps with site 24
NSG Ferkensbruch Naturschutzgebiet 4 protected area contained by site 4
NSG Elmpter Schwalmbruch Naturschutzgebiet 296 protected area contained by site 296
NSG Elmpter Bach Naturschutzgebiet 40 protected area overlaps with site 37
NSG Dilborner Benden Naturschutzgebiet 62 protected area overlaps with site 44
NSG Diergardt´scher Wald Naturschutzgebiet 84 protected area contained by site 84
NSG Dielsbruch Naturschutzgebiet 27 protected area overlaps with site 25
NSG Brachter Wald Naturschutzgebiet 1,328 protected area contained by site 1,328
NSG Bosheimer Nette und Brueggenerhuette Naturschutzgebiet 64 protected area overlaps with site 43
Netteniederung und Hinsbecker Hoehen Landscape Protection Area 751 protected area overlaps with site 323
Nette-Niederung Landscape Protection Area 43 protected area overlaps with site 8
Muehlenbachtal Landscape Protection Area 243 protected area overlaps with site 29
Meinweg mit Ritzroder Dünen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 188 protected area overlaps with site 168
Meinweg Landscape Protection Area 151 protected area overlaps with site 239
Lüsekamp und Boschbeek Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 253 protected area overlaps with site 253
LSG-Venloer Heide Landschaftschutzgebiet 5 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Venloer Heide Landschaftschutzgebiet 372 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Venloer Heide Landschaftschutzgebiet 28 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Terrassenplatten und Hoehenzuege Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,297 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Schwalmtal Landschaftschutzgebiet 206 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Schwalmplatte Landschaftschutzgebiet 3,842 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Schwalmniederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 9 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Schwalmniederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 350 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Schwalmniederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 33 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Pletschbach Landschaftschutzgebiet 92 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Netteniederung und Huensbecker Hoehen Landschaftschutzgebiet 587 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Netteniederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 72 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Nette, Niersaue, Niersgraben, Schleck,Aerbecker Bach, Hetzerter Beek, Moorbeek, Langdorfer Beek und Dorfbeek Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,359 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Nette-Niederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 104 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Muehlenbachtal Landschaftschutzgebiet 239 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Meinweg Landschaftschutzgebiet 627 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Meinweg Landschaftschutzgebiet 154 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Meinweg Landschaftschutzgebiet 315 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Koenigsbach Landschaftschutzgebiet 150 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Holthuyser Heide - Paesm³hle Landschaftschutzgebiet 422 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG-Happelter Heide, Schomm Landschaftschutzgebiet 2,083 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Happelter Heide Landschaftschutzgebiet 9 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Happelter Heide Landschaftschutzgebiet 42 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Happelter Heide Landschaftschutzgebiet 97 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Grenzwald Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,675 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Genroher Graben Landschaftschutzgebiet 29 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Elmpter Wald Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,243 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Elmpter Wald Landschaftschutzgebiet 306 protected area contained by site 0
LSG-Elmpter Bachtal Landschaftschutzgebiet 92 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Dilborner Kirchenwald Landschaftschutzgebiet 236 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG-Am NATO-Hauptquartier Landschaftschutzgebiet 406 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krickenbecker Seen Nature Reserve 635 protected area overlaps with site 606
Krickenbecker Seen - Kl. De Witt-See Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,255 protected area overlaps with site 1,127
Kranenbach-Tal Landscape Protection Area 81 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Koenigsbach Landscape Protection Area 138 protected area overlaps with site 2
Kleiner De Witt-See Nature Reserve 37 protected area contained by site 37
Heronger-Wankumer Heide Landscape Protection Area 1,301 protected area overlaps with site 268
Happelter Heide, Schomm Landscape Protection Area 2,505 protected area overlaps with site 571
Happelter Heide Landscape Protection Area 93 protected area overlaps with site 35
Grenzwald Landscape Protection Area 2,047 protected area overlaps with site 1,749
Elmpter Wald Landscape Protection Area 1,547 protected area overlaps with site 1,451
Elmpter Schwalmbruch Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 286 protected area contained by site 286
Elmpter Bachtal Landscape Protection Area 91 protected area overlaps with site 18
Dilborner Kirchenwald Landscape Protection Area 227 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Am NATO-Hauptquartier Landscape Protection Area 409 protected area overlaps with site 11

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Fens, transition mires and springs -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Schwalm-Nette-Platte and Grenzwald. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022.