Viehmoor with Leiferder Teiche

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
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1990-1999 1 breeding pairs C6
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter 1990-1999 4 individuals C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC winter 1990-1999 1 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)
Viehmoor Naturschutzgebiet 307 protected area contains site 302
Gifhorner, Winkeler und Fahle Heide und angrenzende Landschaftsteile Landschaftschutzgebiet 5,820 protected area is adjacent to site 5


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Viehmoor with Leiferder Teiche. Downloaded from on 02/12/2022.