AT058
Karwendel


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta LC resident 1997-2005 500 males C6
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC resident 1997-2005 400-450 males B2, C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 1997-2005 50-100 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 1997-2005 10-50 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1997-2005 5-10 breeding pairs C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1997-2005 14 breeding pairs B2, C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC resident 1997-2005 30-50 breeding pairs C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC resident 1997-2005 10 breeding pairs C6
Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli LC breeding 1997-2005 1,000 breeding pairs B2
Citril Finch Carduelis citrinella LC breeding 1997-2005 100 breeding pairs B3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Vorberg Landschaftsschutzgebiet 2,503 protected area contained by site 0
Nordkette Landschaftsschutzgebiet 1,825 protected area contained by site 0
Martinswand-Solstein-Reither Spitze Landschaftsschutzgebiet 4,926 protected area contained by site 0
Martinswand Naturschutzgebiet 54 protected area contained by site 0
Karwendel Naturpark 53,804 is identical to site 0
Karwendel Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 73,000 is identical to site 0
Karwendel Naturschutzgebiet 53,757 protected area contained by site 0
Karwendel Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 73,000 is identical to site 0
Großer Ahornboden Landschaftsschutzgebiet 267 protected area contained by site 0
Fragenstein Naturschutzgebiet 8 protected area contained by site 0
Falzthurntal-Gerntal Landschaftsschutzgebiet 875 protected area contained by site 0
Eppzirl Ruhegebiet 3,274 protected area contained by site 0
Bärenkopf Landschaftsschutzgebiet 1,324 protected area contained by site 0
Achental-West Ruhegebiet 3,865 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Karwendel. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/karwendel-iba-austria on 01/03/2024.