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Region of Mompach, Manternach, Bech and Osweiler


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2000-2009 3-4 breeding pairs B2, C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC winter 2000-2009 3-6 individuals C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC breeding 1997-2009 6-9 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1997-2009 5-7 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 2000-2009 5-8 individuals C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 2000-2009 20-30 breeding pairs C6
Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor LC breeding 2000-2007 12-18 breeding pairs B2

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2009 high very unfavourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land 0 0 poor (40-69%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable
Grassland Mesophile grasslands 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vallée de la Syre de Manternach à Fielsmillen Zones protégées d'intérêt communautaire - Zones Habitats ZSC 196 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vallée de la Syre de Manternach à Fielsmillen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 196 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vallée de l'Ernz noire / Beaufort / Berdorf Zones protégées d'intérêt communautaire - Zones Habitats ZSC 4,195 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Vallée de l'Ernz noire / Beaufort / Berdorf Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,195 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Région de Mompach; Manternach, Bech et Osweiler Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,963 protected area overlaps with site 0
Région de Mompach Manternach, Bech et Osweiler Zones protégées d'intérêt communautaire - Zones Oiseaux ZPS 4,963 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parc Naturel Mëllerdall / Naturpark Mëllerdall Nature Park 25,628 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mompach/Herborn-Reier Humid Zone 104 protected area contains site 104
Mertert-Manternach Forest Reserve 709 protected area contains site 136
Manternacher Fiels (Manternach-Mertert) Zones protégées d'intérêt national - Réserve naturelle 132 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hierberbës Zones protégées d'intérêt national - Réserve forestière intégrale 218 protected area overlaps with site 0
Herborn-Bois De Herborn Humid Zone 398 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Herborn - Bois de Herborn / Echternach - Haard Zones protégées d'intérêt communautaire - Zones Habitats ZSC 1,178 protected area overlaps with site 0
Herborn - Bois de Herborn / Echternach - Haard Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,178 protected area overlaps with site 1,178
Geyershaff-Geyersknapp Divers Nature Reserve 47 protected area contains site 47
Bech/Berbourg-Sauerbaach Humid Zone 167 protected area contains site 167

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
forestry -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Region of Mompach, Manternach, Bech and Osweiler. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.