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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 Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1997-2000 4 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC breeding 1997-2000 4-5 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT breeding 1998 30-40 breeding pairs C6
Picus canus NR breeding 1997-2000 120-140 breeding pairs B2, C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1998 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Falco peregrinus NR breeding 1997-2000 1 breeding pairs C6
Lanius excubitor NR breeding 1997-2000 30 breeding pairs B2

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)
Urbach- und Angersbachtal Landscape Protection Area 448 protected area overlaps with site 453
Truppenübungsplatz Schwarzenborn Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 928 protected area contained by site 954
Standortübungsplatz Homberg/Efze Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 291 protected area contained by site 287
Schwärzwiesen bei Hülsa Nature Reserve 17 protected area contained by site 17
Schwärzwiesen bei Hülsa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17 protected area contained by site 16
Ohetal bei Großropperhausen Nature Reserve 65 protected area contained by site 65
Oberes Rinnetal Landscape Protection Area 2,185 protected area contained by site 2,185
Knüll Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 638 protected area overlaps with site 25,840
Kisselbachtal bei Freilingen (LT) Landscape Protection Area 22 protected area contained by site 22
Kalkberg bei Weißenborn Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19 protected area contained by site 19
Kalkberg bei Weißenborn Nature Reserve 18 protected area contained by site 18
Hirtenwiese am Eisenberg Nature Reserve 9 protected area contained by site 9
Hinterberger Wiesen Landscape Protection Area 126 protected area contained by site 126
Eisenberg Landscape Protection Area 582 protected area overlaps with site 587
Efzetal zwischen Holzhausen und Relbehausen Landscape Protection Area 39 protected area overlaps with site 39
Efzepforte bei Homberg Landscape Protection Area 349 protected area overlaps with site 95
Efze zwischen Holzhausen und Völkershain Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 27 protected area overlaps with site 8
Der Küppel Landscape Protection Area 142 protected area overlaps with site 103
Buchenbachtal bei Christerode Nature Reserve 121 protected area contained by site 121
Buchenbachtal bei Christerode Landscape Protection Area 189 protected area contained by site 189
Aschenberg bei Remsfeld Landscape Protection Area 2,347 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Knüll. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2019.