FR093
Massif des Vosges: Hautes Vosges


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC breeding 1991 50-250 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC breeding 1991 80-100 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs B3, C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 1991 50-250 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC breeding 1991 10-12 breeding pairs B2, C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1991 100-500 breeding pairs 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.

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)
Wormspel Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 3 protected area contained by site 0
Weid Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 0 protected area contained by site 0
Vosges du sud Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,106 protected area contained by site 5,106
Vallée de la Meurthe du Collet de la Schlucht au Rudlin Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 119 protected area contained by site 119
Tourbière du See d'Urbes Arrêté de protection de biotope 73 protected area contained by site 0
Tourbière du grand Etang Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 10 protected area contained by site 0
Tourbière du Col du Surceneux Réserve biologique 6 protected area contained by site 0
Tourbière de Machais et cirque de Blanchemer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 210 protected area contained by site 210
Tourbière de Machais Arrêté de protection de biotope 19 protected area contained by site 0
Tourbière de Machais Réserve naturelle nationale 145 protected area contained by site 0
Tourbière de Lispach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11 protected area contained by site 11
Tanet-Gazon-du-Faing Réserve naturelle nationale 504 protected area contained by site 505
Site à chauves-souris des Vosges haut-rhinoises Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,231 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Secteur du Tanet Gazon du Faing Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 538 protected area contained by site 538
Saint - Antoine Réserve biologique 1,484 protected area contained by site 0
Ruisseau et tourbière de Belbriette Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19 protected area contained by site 19
Rouge-Rupt (Massif du Ventron) Arrêté de protection de biotope 157 protected area contained by site 0
Ronde-tête, Bramont Arrêté de protection de biotope 31 protected area contained by site 0
RNR Rothenbach Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 94 protected area contained by site 0
Réserve naturelle des ballons comtois en Franche-Comté Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,062 protected area contained by site 2,062
Piémont vosgien Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,701 protected area overlaps with site 4,393
Piémont Vosgien Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,701 protected area overlaps with site 0
Neufs-bois Arrêté de protection de biotope 129 protected area contained by site 0
Mines de Mairelles; de Château Lambert, réseau Jean Antoine, secteur le Thillot Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6 protected area contained by site 6
Massif vosgien Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 26,413 protected area overlaps with site 8,986
Massif du Ventron Réserve naturelle nationale 1,647 protected area contained by site 1,647
Massif du Grand Ventron Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 944 protected area contained by site 944
Massif de Saint Maurice et Bussang Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 686 protected area contained by site 686
Massif de Haute Meurthe; défilé de Straiture Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 959 protected area contained by site 959
Les Ballons Comtois Nature Reserve 2,259 protected area contained by site 2,259
Le louschbach Biotope Protection Order 251 protected area overlaps with site 0
Langenfeldkopf-Klintzkopf Arrêté de protection de biotope 275 protected area contained by site 0
Kastelberg Arrêté de protection de biotope 160 protected area contained by site 0
Hautes-Vosges; Haut-Rhin Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,680 protected area overlaps with site 14,595
Hautes-chaumes du Rothenbach Réserve naturelle régionale 94 protected area contained by site 0
Hautes Vosges Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,002 protected area overlaps with site 6,443
Haute-Meurthe Réserve biologique 832 protected area contained by site 0
Guebwiller Réserve biologique 487 protected area overlaps with site 0
Guebwiller Réserve biologique 110 protected area overlaps with site 0
Grottes et galeries de mines Arrêté de protection de biotope 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gérardmer Réserve biologique 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
FRN008 Biological Reserve 1,881 protected area contained by site 1,881
Frankenthal-Missheimle Réserve naturelle nationale 746 protected area contained by site 746
Forêts; landes et marais des Ballons d'Alsace et de Servance Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,483 protected area contained by site 2,483
Forêt domaniale de la Haute Meurthe Arrêté de protection de biotope 354 protected area contained by site 0
Forêt des volcans de Wegscheid Réserve naturelle régionale 101 protected area contained by site 0
Forêt de Saint-Antoine Arrêté de protection de biotope 2,276 protected area overlaps with site 0
Forêt de Belfahy Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 3 protected area overlaps with site 0
Falaise du ballon d'Alsace Arrêté de protection de biotope 18 protected area contained by site 0
Étangs et vallées du Territoire de Belfort Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,114 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Étangs et Vallées du Territoire de Belfort Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,114 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Drumont - tête de Fellering Arrêté de protection de biotope 106 protected area contained by site 0
Deux Lacs Réserve biologique 204 protected area contained by site 0
Chaumes du Hohneck; Kastelberg, Rainkopf, et Charlemagne Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 210 protected area contained by site 210
Chaume des Wintergès Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 17 protected area contained by site 0
Chaume Charlemagne - Faignes Forie Réserve biologique 49 protected area contained by site 0
Chaume Charlemagne - Faignes Forie Réserve biologique 67 protected area contained by site 0
Bois de Lamadeleine Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 13 protected area contained by site 0
Biotope de l'écrevisse à pattes blanches et de la truite fario Arrêté de protection de biotope 4,914 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ballons des Vosges Parc naturel régional 264,049 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ballons comtois Réserve naturelle nationale 2,259 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland, Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Raised bogs -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Massif des Vosges: Hautes Vosges. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2022.