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Salziger See and Salza valley


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
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 1997 3,000-3,500 individuals C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2001 6 breeding pairs C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 2001 4-6 breeding pairs C6
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 2001 1 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 2001 4-5 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2001 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC passage 1997 30 individuals C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 2001 25-35 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC resident 1997 2 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 Saaletal Nature Park 40,782 protected area overlaps with site 132
Süßer und Salziger See Landschaftschutzgebiet 1 protected area overlaps with site 518
Salziger See und Salzatal Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 650 is identical to site 491
Salziger See nördlich Röblingen am See Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 518 protected area contained by site 415
Salziger See Naturschutzgebiet 453 protected area contained by site 453
Salzatal zwischen Langenbogen und Köllme Naturschutzgebiet 118 protected area overlaps with site 107
Salzatal bei Langenbogen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 198 protected area overlaps with site 76
Salzatal Landschaftschutzgebiet 869 protected area overlaps with site 132

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
water management -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Salziger See and Salza valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2020.