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Sachsenwald


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 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
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 1990-1998 2 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1990-1998 1 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC breeding 1990-1998 4-6 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC breeding 1990-1998 1 breeding pairs C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1990-1998 7 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC breeding 1990-1998 4 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1990-1998 5 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 1990-1998 20 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC breeding 1990-1998 70 breeding pairs C6
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva LC breeding 1990-1998 40-50 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Witzhave Landschaftschutzgebiet 537 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Wälder im Sachsenwald und Schwarze Au Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,534 protected area overlaps with site 1,534
Schönningstedt Landscape Protection Area 1,862 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sachsenwald-Gebiet Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,479 protected area overlaps with site 6,630
Oher Tannen Landschaftschutzgebiet 783 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Klingeberg Landschaftschutzgebiet 360 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Grande Landschaftschutzgebiet 459 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Billetal-Südostbereich Landscape Protection Area 655 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Billetal Landschaftschutzgebiet 208 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Billetal Naturschutzgebiet 174 protected area overlaps with site 176
Bille Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 217 protected area overlaps with site 81

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sachsenwald. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/sachsenwald-iba-germany on 28/02/2024.