Surroundings of Mattersburg

Country/territory: Austria

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2009)
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Area: 4,064 ha

BirdLife Austria

Site description
An open, diverse landscape near Mattersburg. The main land-use is low-intensity agriculture and the site consists of arable fields, orchards, grassland and groves dominated by Castanea sativa.

Key biodiversity
This site holds important numbers of birds associated with non-intensively managed orchards and open woodland.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Surroundings of Mattersburg. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.