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Fish-ponds in the 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
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC breeding 1998-1999 37-38 breeding pairs B2
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC breeding 1998-1999 22-37 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 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 ponds, peat bogs & floodplains Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 13,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Waldviertel Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 54,095 protected area overlaps with site 3,500
Truppen√ľbungsplatz Allentsteig Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 10,919 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lainsitzniederung Naturschutzgebiet 135 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kamptal Landschaftsschutzgebiet 33,117 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kamp- und Kremstal Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 24,283 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kamp- und Kremstal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,495 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gemeindeau-Heidenreichstein Naturpark 31 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gemeindeau Naturschutzgebiet 31 protected area overlaps with site 30
Gebhartsteich Naturschutzgebiet 92 protected area overlaps with site 86
Bruneiteich Naturschutzgebiet 60 protected area overlaps with site 40
Blockheide-Eibenstein Naturschutzgebiet 106 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Blockheide-Eibenstein Naturpark 106 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fish-ponds in the Waldviertel. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/05/2022.