Torgelower See and Varchentiner See

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 2,500 individuals B1i, C3
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 1990-1999 20,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1990-1999 10,000 individuals B1i, C3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1990-1999 32,500 individuals A4iii, C4

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)
Wald- und Kleingewässerlandschaft nördlich von Waren Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,941 protected area overlaps with site 1,036
Torgelower See Landschaftschutzgebiet 3,309 protected area overlaps with site 1,766

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Torgelower See and Varchentiner See. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023.