Warder 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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 1987-1996 265 individuals C2
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC passage 1997 300 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC winter 1987-1996 230 individuals C2
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 1997 4,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3

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)
Wardersee Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,043 protected area overlaps with site 1,043
Warder See und Börn See mit Umgebung Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,953 protected area overlaps with site 1,900
Travetal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,289 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Holsteinische Schweiz Nature Park 63,300 protected area overlaps with site 1,308


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Warder See. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.