Southern Tollense basin

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
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 1990-1999 3,000 individuals B1i, C3
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 1990-1999 6,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1990-1999 12,000 individuals B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1990-1999 400 individuals B1i, C3
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1991-1999 5 breeding pairs C2
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC breeding 1990-1999 1 breeding pairs C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC breeding 1990-1999 4-5 breeding pairs A1, C1

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)
Ziemenbachtal Naturschutzgebiet 175 protected area overlaps with site 85
Wald- und Seenlandschaft Lieps-Serrahn Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 21,302 protected area overlaps with site 4,279
Tollensesee mit Zuflüssen und umliegenden Wäldern Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,550 protected area overlaps with site 3,508
Tollensebecken (Neubrandenburg-Stadt) Landscape Protection Area 2,644 protected area overlaps with site 1,390
Tollensebecken (Müritz) Landscape Protection Area 539 protected area contained by site 540
Tollensebecken (Mecklenburg-Strelitz) Landscape Protection Area 7,269 protected area overlaps with site 3,439
Tollensebecken Landschaftschutzgebiet 10,452 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rosenholz und Zippelower Bachtal Naturschutzgebiet 160 protected area contained by site 211
Nonnenhof Naturschutzgebiet 1,050 protected area contained by site 1,051
Nonnenbachtal Naturschutzgebiet 47 protected area overlaps with site 52
Hellberge Naturschutzgebiet 48 protected area contained by site 47


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Sand dunes and beaches, Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southern Tollense basin. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.