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Hohe Tauern National Park


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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 1994 80-90 breeding pairs B2, C6
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta LC resident 1990 uncommon C6
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC resident 1990 frequent C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1994 6 breeding pairs B2, C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 2000-2005 11-13 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zillertaler Hauptkamm Ruhegebiet 37,861 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Stappitzer See und Umgebung Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 12 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rotmoos-Käfertal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 169 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rotmoos Naturschutzgebiet 169 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Osttiroler Gletscherflüsse Isel; Schwarzach und Kalserbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 306 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Oberpinzgauer Nationalpark-Vorfeld Landschaftsschutzgebiet 4,682 protected area overlaps with site 0
Naturwaldreservat Prossauwald in Gastein Geschützter Landschaftsteil 43 protected area contained by site 0
Nationalpark Hohe Tauern; Kärnten II Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 34,625 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nationalpark Hohe Tauern; Kärnten I Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 34,625 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lantschfeldtal - Ob. Zederhaustal - Ob. Murtal Landschaftsschutzgebiet 20,231 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Inneres Pöllatal Naturschutzgebiet 3,196 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hüttschlager Talschlüsse Landschaftsschutzgebiet 3,528 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hohe Tauern; Tirol Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 61,000 protected area contained by site 61,000
Hohe Tauern; Tirol Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 61,000 protected area contained by site 0
Hohe Tauern; Salzburg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 80,505 protected area contained by site 0
Hohe Tauern; Salzburg Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 80,505 protected area contained by site 0
Hohe Tauern National Park Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 80,514 protected area contained by site 80,514
Hohe Tauern (Salzburg) National Park 80,514 protected area contained by site 80,514
Hohe Tauern (Kärnten) National Park 37,263 protected area contained by site 37,263
Hohe Tauern Nationalpark 80,356 protected area contained by site 60,996
Hochgebirgsnaturpark Zillertaler Alpen Naturpark 37,861 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Großglockner Hochalpenstraße Landschaftsschutzgebiet 717 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gasteinertal Landschaftsschutzgebiet 4,357 protected area overlaps with site 0
Felbertal, Amertaleröd und Dorferöd Landschaftsschutzgebiet 9,784 protected area overlaps with site 0
Drossen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 26 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Mesophile grasslands -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hohe Tauern National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2020.