The landscape is a mix of forested areas and a fine-scale habitat mosaic of small agricultural fields, grassland, pastures, orchards and small villages. The forests consist mainly of Picea and Pinus, with small stands of Fagus.
An important area for species characteristic of low-intensity mixed agriculture and woodland.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Early mowing dates threaten the Crex crex population.
National None International Partial30,000 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Teile des Steirischen Jogllandes, 45,524.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Styrian Joglland. Downloaded from
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