AT033
Northern Kalkalpen


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
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC resident 1997-2005 100-300 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 1997-2005 100-200 males C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1997-2005 10-13 breeding pairs B2, C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC resident 1997-2005 frequent C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC resident 1997-2005 100-200 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC resident 1997-2005 13-15 breeding pairs B2, C6
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva LC breeding 1997-2005 common 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.

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)
Warscheneck-Süd-Wurzeralm Naturschutzgebiet 50 protected area contained by site 0
Warscheneck-Süd - Wurzeralm Landschaftsschutzgebiet 257 protected area contained by site 0
Warscheneck-Süd - Purgstall - Brunnsteiner Kar Naturschutzgebiet 1,108 protected area contained by site 0
Warscheneck-Süd - Frauenkar Landschaftsschutzgebiet 48 protected area contained by site 0
Warscheneck-Gruppe Landschaftsschutzgebiet 14,041 protected area overlaps with site 0
Warscheneck Süd - Stubwies Naturschutzgebiet 766 protected area contained by site 0
Warscheneck Nord Naturschutzgebiet 2,695 protected area contained by site 0
Totes Gebirge mit Altausseer See Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 24,202 protected area overlaps with site 23,346
Totes Gebirge mit Altausseer See Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 24,202 protected area overlaps with site 0
Totes Gebirge - West Naturschutzgebiet 15,888 protected area overlaps with site 0
Totes Gebirge - Ost Naturschutzgebiet 7,815 protected area contained by site 0
Totes Gebirge - Haller Mauern Naturschutzgebiet 1,239 protected area overlaps with site 0
Totes Gebirge - Bosruck Naturschutzgebiet 301 protected area overlaps with site 0
Teile des Toten Gebirges Nature Reserve 1,395 protected area overlaps with site 1,395
Teichlboden Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2 protected area contained by site 0
Schluchtwälder der Steyr- und Ennstaler Voralpen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 775 protected area overlaps with site 0
Salzkammergut Landschaftsschutzgebiet 5,986 protected area overlaps with site 0
Röll Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 327 protected area contained by site 0
Radinger Moorwiesen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3 protected area contained by site 0
Offensee und angrenzendes Verlandungsmoor Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 66 protected area contained by site 0
Offensee Naturschutzgebiet 59 protected area contained by site 0
Nationalpark Kalkalpen und Umgebung Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 22,553 protected area contained by site 21,442
Nationalpark Kalkalpen und Umgebung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 22,553 protected area contained by site 0
Nationalpark Kalkalpen Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 18,532 protected area contained by site 0
Mösl im Ebenthal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2 protected area contained by site 0
Mösl im Ebenthal Naturschutzgebiet 2 protected area contained by site 0
Mooswiesen bei Rading Naturschutzgebiet 3 protected area contained by site 0
Mitterndorfer Biotopverbund Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 258 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Loser--Brauning--Zinken Nature Reserve 1,750 protected area overlaps with site 1,750
Lauf des Zimitzbaches Geschützter Landschaftsteil 4 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kleiner Ödsee Naturschutzgebiet 3 protected area contained by site 0
Kalkalpen Nationalpark 20,833 protected area contained by site 16,509
Jaidhaus Naturschutzgebiet 201 protected area contained by site 0
Grundlsee mit Teilen des Toten Gebirges Nature Reserve 9,700 protected area overlaps with site 9,700
Großer Ödsee Naturschutzgebiet 8 protected area contained by site 0
Glöckl-Teich Naturschutzgebiet 4 protected area contained by site 0
Gleinkersee Naturschutzgebiet 13 protected area contained by site 0
Gierer-Streuwiese Naturschutzgebiet 2 protected area contained by site 0
Ennstaler und Eisenerzer Alpen Landschaftsschutzgebiet 37,508 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Eisenwurzen Naturpark 58,433 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Edlbacher Moor Naturschutzgebiet 13 protected area contained by site 0
Dachstein-Salzkammergut Landschaftsschutzgebiet 36,219 protected area overlaps with site 0
Almsee und Umgebung Naturschutzgebiet 182 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Mesophile grasslands -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northern Kalkalpen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2022.