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Location Germany, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Central coordinates 12o 54.00' East  54o 26.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii, A4iv, B1i, B1iv, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6, C7
Area 203,810 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2002

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union



IBA Monitoring

2013 high not assessed low
unset
Unknown

Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - large dams happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species)  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ahrenshooper Holz Nature Reserve 55 protected area overlaps with site 5  
Ahrenshooper Holz - DE1640301 Habitats Directive 56 protected area overlaps with site 22  
Barthe Landscape Protection Area 6,500 protected area overlaps with site 154  
Binnenbodden von Rügen - DE1446401 Birds Directive 20,739 protected area overlaps with site 2,706  
Boddenlandschaft Landscape Protection Area 27,200 protected area overlaps with site 19,331  
Coast and lagoons of Western Pomerania Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 78,716 protected area overlaps with site 78,805  
Darß - DE1541301 Habitats Directive 4,204 protected area contained by site 4,204  
Darßer Schwelle - DE1540302 Habitats Directive 38,421 protected area overlaps with site 8,623  
Dornbusch und Schwedenhagener Ufer Nature Reserve 10 protected area contained by site 10  
Dünenheide auf der Insel Hiddensee Nature Reserve 67 protected area contained by site 67  
Erweiterung Libben, Steilküste und Blockgründe Wittow und Arkona - DE1345301 Habitats Directive 7,580 protected area overlaps with site 4,076  
Insel Hiddensee Landscape Protection Area 400 protected area contained by site 400  
Kleingewässerlandschaft bei Groß Kordshagen (Nordvorpommern) - DE1643301 Habitats Directive 501 protected area contained by site 501  
Nordufer Wittow mit Hohen Dielen Nature Reserve 138 protected area overlaps with site 109  
Nordvorpommersche Waldlandschaft - DE1743401 Birds Directive 15,503 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Nordwestufer Wittow und Kreptitzer Heide Nature Reserve 99 protected area contained by site 99  
Ostrügen Landscape Protection Area 31,000 protected area overlaps with site 126  
Ostseeboddengewässer Ostteil Zingst - Westrügen - Hiddensee Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 26,300 protected area contained by site 26,300  
Plantagenetgrund - DE1343301 Habitats Directive 14,909 protected area overlaps with site 12,375  
Plantagenetgrund - DE1343401 Birds Directive 20,717 protected area overlaps with site 18,082  
Recknitz- und Trebeltal mit Zuflüssen - DE1941301 Habitats Directive 17,554 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Recknitz-Ästuar und Halbinsel Zingst - DE1542302 Habitats Directive 27,890 protected area contained by site 27,890  
Recknitztal Landscape Protection Area 7,200 protected area overlaps with site 87  
Stadtteiche und Grünanlagen von Stralsund Landscape Protection Area 210 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Steilküste und Blockgründe Wittow - DE1346301 Habitats Directive 1,850 protected area overlaps with site 1,102  
Vorpommersche Boddenküste (Nordvorpommern) Landscape Protection Area 6,200 protected area contained by site 6,200  
Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft National Park 80,500 protected area overlaps with site 78,568  
Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft und nördlicher Strelasund - DE1542401 Birds Directive 122,288 protected area contained by site 122,288  
Wald bei Altheide mit Körkwitzer Bach - DE1740301 Habitats Directive 1,003 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Westrügensche Boddenlandschaft mit Hiddensee - DE1544302 Habitats Directive 23,278 protected area contained by site 23,278  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coast and lagoons of Western Pomerania. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/12/2014

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