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Danube valley: Regensburg-Vilshofen


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU winter 1990-2000 11,941 individuals B1i, C3
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 1987 1 individuals C6
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 1990-2000 25,359 individuals A4i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1990-2000 500 individuals B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC breeding 1990-2000 200 breeding pairs B2
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1990-2000 500 individuals B1i, C3
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1990-2000 5 breeding pairs C6
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 1990-2000 2 breeding pairs C6
Ixobrychus minutus NR breeding 1990-2000 4 breeding pairs C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1990-2000 30 breeding pairs C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1990-2000 1 breeding pairs C6
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC passage 1990-2000 70 individuals C6
Egretta garzetta NR breeding 1990-2000 2 breeding pairs C6
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 1990-2000 1,668 individuals B1i, C3
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC passage 1987 100 individuals C6
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC breeding 1990-2000 3 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1990-2000 12 breeding pairs C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC passage 1987 1 individuals C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1990-2000 25 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT breeding 1990-2000 6 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1990-2000 17 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1990-2000 31 breeding pairs C6
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola VU passage 1987 1 individuals C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1990-2000 750 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1990-1998 39,969 individuals A4iii, C4

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)
Wälder im Donautal Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 540 protected area overlaps with site 1,222
Vogelfreistätte Graureiherkolonie bei Kleinschwarzach Nature Reserve 63 protected area contained by site 63
Stöcklwörth Nature Reserve 68 protected area contained by site 69
Schutzverordnung im Landkreis Regensburg Landscape Protection Area 55,896 protected area overlaps with site 3,750
Schutz von Landschaftsteilen an der Isar und deren Mündungsgebiet im Landkreis Deggendorf (LSG Untere Isar) Landscape Protection Area 3,283 protected area overlaps with site 199
Runstwiesen und Totenmoos Nature Reserve 149 protected area contained by site 149
Polder Straubing Landscape Protection Area 423 protected area overlaps with site 74
Pfatterer Au Nature Reserve 344 protected area contained by site 344
Öberauer Donauschleife  Nature Reserve 291 protected area contained by site 291
LSG Donauengtal Gelbersdorf-Windorf-Otterskirchen mit Donauinseln Landscape Protection Area 699 protected area overlaps with site 69
LSG Bayerischer Wald Landscape Protection Area 231,460 protected area overlaps with site 3,096
Isarmündung Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,995 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Isarmündung Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,906 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Isarmündung  Nature Reserve 808 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gmünder Au Nature Reserve 181 protected area contained by site 180
Donauauen zwischen Straubing und Vilshofen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,787 protected area overlaps with site 3,735
Donauauen bei Stadldorf  Nature Reserve 90 protected area contained by site 90
Donaualtwasser Winzerer Letten  Nature Reserve 62 protected area contained by site 62
Donaualtwasser Staatshaufen  Nature Reserve 58 protected area contained by site 58
Donau zwischen Straubing und Vilshofen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3 protected area overlaps with site 5,539
Donau zwischen Regensburg und Straubing Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 42 protected area overlaps with site 2,485
Donau und Altwässer zwischen Regensburg und Straubing Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,194 protected area overlaps with site 1,773
Bayerischer Wald Nature Park 203,858 protected area overlaps with site 4,292
Autal Nature Reserve 45 unknown 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Danube valley: Regensburg-Vilshofen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2020.