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High Westerwald around Driedorf


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

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Westerwald Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 28,948 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Weier- und Winterbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 222 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Waldaubacher Hecke bei Rabenscheid Naturschutzgebiet 16 protected area contained by site 16
Vogelschutzgebiet Wälder und Wiesen bei Burbach und Neunkirchen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,655 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Viehweide am Barstein Naturschutzgebiet 20 protected area contained by site 20
Ulmbachtal und Wiesen in den Hainerlen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 145 protected area overlaps with site 82
Rückerscheid mit Aubachtal Naturschutzgebiet 78 protected area contained by site 78
Rehbachtal zwischen Driedorf und Merkenbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 110 protected area overlaps with site 27
Rabenscheider Holz Naturschutzgebiet 57 protected area overlaps with site 53
NSG Weier- und Winterbach Naturschutzgebiet 160 protected area is adjacent to site 2
Mühlbachtal bei Gusternhain Naturschutzgebiet 42 protected area contained by site 42
LSG-Burbach Landschaftschutzgebiet 5,675 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lahn-Dill-Bergland Nature Park 87,405 protected area overlaps with site 565
Krombachtalsperre Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,853 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kreuzberg und Kahlenbergskopf bei Obershausen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,098 protected area overlaps with site 74
Kallenbachtal zwischen Arborn und Obershausen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 174 protected area overlaps with site 151
Kallenbachtal bei Arborn und Nenderoth Naturschutzgebiet 70 protected area overlaps with site 46
Hoher Westerwald Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,611 protected area overlaps with site 5,944
Hoher Westerwald Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,965 protected area overlaps with site 1,762
Hickengrund Landscape Protection Area 261 protected area overlaps with site 13
Heidenkopf und Knoten nördlich Mengerskirchen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 118 protected area overlaps with site 69
Grünland und Höhlen bei Erdbach und Medenbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 307 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Fuchskaute Naturschutzgebiet 40 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Feuerheck bei Waldaubach Naturschutzgebiet 24 protected area contained by site 24
Feuchtgebiete und Heiden des Hohen Westerwaldes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,780 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Erdbacher Höhlen Naturschutzgebiet 49 protected area overlaps with site 6
Dill bis Herborn-Burg mit Zuflüssen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 94 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Die Heck bei Hohenroth Naturschutzgebiet 20 protected area contained by site 20
Bermershube bei Heisterberg Naturschutzgebiet 45 protected area contained by site 45
Aubachtal bei Rabenscheid Naturschutzgebiet 63 protected area overlaps with site 47

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub, Heathland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: High Westerwald around Driedorf. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.