Country/territory: Austria

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1 (2000)
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Area: 5,100 ha

BirdLife Austria

Site description
A flat, almost treeless plain, of predominantly arable land at the border with Slovakia and Hungary. Two small villages are within the boundaries of the area as well as several large gravel-pits.

Key biodiversity
An important site for species associated with arable agriculture. The local Otis tarda population extends into Hungary and Slovakia.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heideboden. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.