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Schwalmaue around Schwalmstadt


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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1997-2000 5 breeding pairs C6
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU winter 1997-2000 1 individuals C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1997-2000 2 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC passage 1997-2000 270 individuals C6
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC passage 1997-2000 45 individuals 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)
Vogelschutzgebiet Schwalmniederung bei Schwalmstadt Landschaftschutzgebiet 2,703 protected area overlaps with site 744
Storchenteich am Schwertzellsgraben Naturschutzgebiet 35 protected area contained by site 35
Schwalmniederung bei Schwalmstadt Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,703 protected area overlaps with site 1,849
Leistwiesen bei Rommershausen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 27 protected area overlaps with site 26
Leistwiesen bei Rommershausen Naturschutzgebiet 27 protected area overlaps with site 23
Knüll Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 26,957 protected area is adjacent to site 0
In den Erlen von Loshausen Naturschutzgebiet 8 protected area contained by site 8
Flachsrasen bei Dittershausen Naturschutzgebiet 12 protected area overlaps with site 11
Auenverbund Schwalm Landschaftschutzgebiet 4,510 protected area overlaps with site 0
Auenverbund Schwalm Landscape Protection Area 5,450 protected area overlaps with site 1,151


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Schwalmaue around Schwalmstadt. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/06/2022.