AT046
Niedere Tauern


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
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 1997-2005 900 males C6
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC resident 1997-2005 2,050 males B2, C6
Eurasian Dotterel Eudromias morinellus LC breeding 1994 2,000 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 1997-2005 98-588 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 1997-2005 60-556 breeding pairs C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1997-2005 25 breeding pairs B2, C6
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC resident 1997-2005 613-3,330 breeding pairs B2, 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)
Zinkenwand-Vötternspitz Geschützter Landschaftsteil 35 protected area overlaps with site 0
Wölzertauern vom Sölker Paß bis Große Windlucke Landschaftsschutzgebiet 22,972 protected area contained by site 0
Walder Moor Geschützter Landschaftsteil 9 protected area overlaps with site 0
Toteisboden Geschützter Landschaftsteil 3 protected area contained by site 0
Steilhangmoor im Untertal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14 protected area contained by site 0
Sölktäler Naturpark 25,620 protected area contained by site 0
Schluchtwald der Gulling Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 150 protected area contained by site 0
Schloßpark der BLA Gumpenstein Geschützter Landschaftsteil 1 protected area contained by site 0
Schladminger Tauern bis Sölkpaß Landschaftsschutzgebiet 43,101 protected area contained by site 0
Scheiblalm (Pflanzen) Geschützter Landschaftsteil 278 protected area contained by site 0
Rottenmanner - Triebener Tauern; Seckauer Alpen Landschaftsschutzgebiet 53,033 protected area contained by site 0
Riesachtal in den Schladminger Tauern Naturschutzgebiet 1,265 protected area contained by site 1,337
Putterer See Naturschutzgebiet 72 protected area contained by site 0
Plannerkessel Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2 protected area contained by site 0
Pichlermoos in der Gaal Naturschutzgebiet 4 protected area contained by site 0
Patzenkar Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 130 protected area contained by site 0
Palten- und Liesingtal Landschaftsschutzgebiet 3,346 protected area overlaps with site 0
Oppenberger Moos Naturschutzgebiet 8 protected area contained by site 0
Niedere Tauern, Ostausläufer Naturschutzgebiet 732 protected area contained by site 0
Niedere Tauern Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 126,092 protected area contained by site 126,092
Niedere Tauern Landschaftsschutzgebiet 19,686 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lindenallee-Irdning Geschützter Landschaftsteil 0 protected area contained by site 0
Krakau-Schöder Naturschutzgebiet 6,182 protected area contained by site 0
Krakau--Schoeder Nature Reserve 6,245 protected area contained by site 6,245
Klafferkessel Naturschutzgebiet 1,131 protected area contained by site 1,200
Kirchpark Geschützter Landschaftsteil 0 protected area contained by site 0
Kaiblingalm-Kaiblingloch Naturschutzgebiet 102 protected area contained by site 0
Hochtal Lassing Landschaftsschutzgebiet 2,589 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hochlagen der südöstlichen Schladminger Tauern Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,499 protected area contained by site 0
Hochlagen der östlichen Wölzer Tauern und Seckauer Alpen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,046 protected area contained by site 0
Hintere Pölsenalm Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2 protected area contained by site 0
Gebiet um den Sölker Paß Naturschutzgebiet 472 protected area contained by site 0
Friesacher Au Naturschutzgebiet 22 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ennstal zwischen Liezen und Niederstuttern Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,562 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ennstal von Ardning bis Pruggern Landschaftsschutzgebiet 4,936 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ennsregulierungskonkurrenzgrundstücke Geschützter Landschaftsteil 47 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Brunnerkreuz-Allee Geschützter Landschaftsteil 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bodensee-Sattenbachtal Naturschutzgebiet 1,300 protected area contained by site 1,400
Baumreihe in Sachendorf Geschützter Landschaftsteil 0 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Niedere Tauern. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.