Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
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.
An important site for species associated with arable agriculture. The local Otis tarda
population extends into Hungary and Slovakia.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area of set-aside land is increasing. Intensive monitoring of Otis tarda
is carried out.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Heideboden. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/heideboden-iba-austria on 04/12/2023.