|Central coordinates||12o 57.00' East 48o 3.00' North|
|IBA criteria||B2, C6|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Ornithological information An important site for species breeding in raised bog and humid grassland such as Numenius arquata (13-14 pairs) and Vanellus vanellus (35-40 pairs).
Site description An area of raised bog, partly forested with native broadleaved and conifer forest. Outside the protected core area are wet hay-meadows and pastures, together with two lakes, one of which is used for recreation.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata||breeding||2004||22 breeding pairs||good||B2, C6||Near Threatened|
|Bluethroat Luscinia svecica||breeding||1995||8 breeding pairs||good||C6||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Heratinger See||Nature Reserve||31||protected area overlaps with site||31|
|Pfeifer--Anger||Birds Directive||76||protected area contained by site||76|
|Pfeiferanger||Nature Reserve||76||protected area overlaps with site||76|
|Seeleithensee||Nature Reserve||14||protected area overlaps with site||14|
|Teil des Frankinger Mooses||Nature Reserve||16||protected area overlaps with site||14|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Native coniferous woodland||10%|
|Grassland||Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands||60%|
|Wetlands (inland)||Raised bogs; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation||15%|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||Arable land; Forestry plantations||15%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Management considerations Land drainage is small-scale and limited to the margins of the site. An increasing number of farmers are taking up payments for late mowing. Some disturbance occurs as a result of recreational activities.
Protection status National Partial International Low135 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserves (Pfeiferanger, 76 ha; Frankinger Moos, 14 ha; Seeleithensee, 14 ha; Heratinger, See 31 ha). 76 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Pfeifer-Anger, 76 ha).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ibmer Moor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/06/2013
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