Orchards and oakwoods near Filderstadt and Echterdingen

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 1997 40-60 breeding pairs B3, C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Orchards & Quercus w/lands near Filderstadt & Echt Landscape Protected Area 0 unknown 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Urban parks and gardens -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Orchards and oakwoods near Filderstadt and Echterdingen. Downloaded from on 22/09/2023.