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Eastern Erzgebirge around Fürstenau


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
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC resident 1996 3-5 breeding pairs C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC resident 1996 3 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1996 1 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 1996 3-4 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 1996 3-4 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1996 1 breeding pairs C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC resident 1996 3 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC resident 1996 3-5 breeding pairs 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Unteres Osterzgebirge Landschaftschutzgebiet 16,050 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Oberes Osterzgebirge Landschaftschutzgebiet 28,627 protected area overlaps with site 3,397
Müglitztal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,657 protected area overlaps with site 116
Mittelgebirgslandschaft um Oelsen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 680 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Grenzwiesen Fürstenau und Fürstenwalde Naturschutzgebiet 976 protected area contained by site 507
Fürstenauer Heide und Grenzwiesen Fürstenau Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 522 protected area contained by site 522
Fürstenau Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,387 protected area contained by site 3,387


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eastern Erzgebirge around Fürstenau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2020.