IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6 (2009)
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Area: 27,856 ha
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The area is a large, flat, shingle terrace with a thin loess deposit, situated to the north-east of Lake Neusiedl. It is predominantly agricultural with some forestry plantations, interspersed with numerous gravel-pits. Remnants of extensively grazed pastures and the original oak Quercus forests exist.
An important site for birds associated with arable agriculture. It is one of five areas in Austria for Otis tarda.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parndorfer Platte and Heideboden. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/04/2023.