AT022
Southern Waldviertel


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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1997-2005 5 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1997-2005 5-6 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 1997-2005 15-35 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Waldviertler Teich-; Heide- und Moorlandschaft Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,725 protected area overlaps with site 0
Waldviertel Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 54,095 protected area overlaps with site 8,200
Wachau und Umgebung Landschaftsschutzgebiet 45,775 protected area overlaps with site 0
Wachau - Jauerling Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 21,111 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Wachau Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18,063 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kamp- und Kremstal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,495 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jauerling-Wachau Naturpark 11,550 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southern Waldviertel. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2022.