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Deux Ourthes


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC resident - 1 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding - 1-3 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.

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)
Vellereux Réserve naturelle agréée 7 protected area contained by site 0
Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Nisramont et La Roche (Houffalize; La Roche-en-Ardenne; Rendeux) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,934 protected area overlaps with site 1,122
Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Nisramont et La Roche (Houffalize; La Roche-en-Ardenne; Rendeux) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,824 protected area overlaps with site 1,160
Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Nisramont et La Roche Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,992 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Nisramont et La Roche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,992 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sources du Ruisseau de Tavigny (Gouvy; Houffalize) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 154 protected area contained by site 154
Sources du Ruisseau de Tavigny (Gouvy; Houffalize) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 239 protected area contained by site 239
Sources du Ruisseau de Tavigny Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 241 protected area contained by site 0
Sources du Ruisseau de Tavigny Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 241 protected area contained by site 0
Sol Fagne Réserve naturelle agréée 24 protected area contained by site 0
Sebastopol Réserve naturelle agréée 18 protected area overlaps with site 0
Roset Réserve naturelle agréée 2 protected area contained by site 0
PN des Deux Ourthes Parc naturel 76,037 protected area overlaps with site 0
PN de la Haute-Sure et de la Foret d'Anlier Parc naturel 80,541 protected area overlaps with site 0
Plateau des Tailles (province Luxembourg et Liège) Réserve naturelle domaniale 1,014 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ourthe orientale Réserve naturelle agréée 43 protected area contained by site 0
Moinet Réserve naturelle agréée 0 protected area contained by site 0
Martin Moulin (vallée du) Certified Nature Reserve (Walloon Region) 7 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hannerhaassel Réserve naturelle agréée 5 protected area overlaps with site 0
Fagne du Cure Réserve naturelle agréée 5 protected area contained by site 0
Etangs de Longchamps et de Noville (Bastogne; Bertogne) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 346 protected area contained by site 346
Etangs de Longchamps et de Noville (Bastogne; Bertogne; Houffalize) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 380 protected area contained by site 380
Etangs de Longchamps et de Noville Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 385 protected area contained by site 0
Etangs de Longchamps et de Noville Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 385 protected area contained by site 0
Etang Macar Réserve naturelle agréée 4 protected area contained by site 0
Cowan Réserve naturelle agréée 2 protected area contained by site 0
Commanster Réserve naturelle agréée 31 protected area overlaps with site 0
Canal de Bernistap - Buret Réserve naturelle domaniale 7 protected area contained by site 0
Buret Réserve naturelle agréée 0 protected area contained by site 0
Bourcy Réserve naturelle agréée 4 protected area contained by site 0
Boeur Réserve naturelle agréée 3 protected area contained by site 0
Beho Glain Réserve naturelle agréée 32 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bassin supérieur de la Wiltz (Bastogne) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 178 protected area overlaps with site 60
Bassin supérieur de la Wiltz (Bastogne) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 291 protected area overlaps with site 159
Bassin supérieur de la Wiltz Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 281 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bassin supérieur de la Wiltz Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 281 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bassin supérieur de la Salm (Gouvy; Vielsalm) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 511 protected area overlaps with site 338
Bassin supérieur de la Salm (Gouvy; Vielsalm) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 759 protected area overlaps with site 338
Bassin supérieur de la Salm Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 776 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bassin supérieur de la Salm Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 776 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bassin inférieur de l'Ourthe orientale (Gouvy; Houffalize; La Roche-en-Ardenne) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,117 protected area overlaps with site 1,454
Bassin inférieur de l'Ourthe orientale (Gouvy; Houffalize; La Roche-en-Ardenne) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,308 protected area overlaps with site 1,571
Bassin inférieur de l'Ourthe orientale Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,345 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bassin inférieur de l'Ourthe orientale Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,345 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bassin inférieur de l'Ourthe occidentale Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 819 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bassin inférieur de l'Ourthe occidentale Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 819 protected area overlaps with site 720
Au Poteau Réserve naturelle agréée 1 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Scrub, Heathland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Raised bogs, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations, Urban parks and gardens, Other urban and industrial areas, Ruderal land -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Deux Ourthes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.