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Lower Gersprenz lowlands incl. Reinheim pond


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
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1997-2000 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC passage 1997-2000 1-5 individuals C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC winter 1997-2000 1-2 individuals C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC passage 1997-2000 1 individuals C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1997-2000 3-5 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1997-2000 2-8 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC passage 1997-2000 2-6 individuals C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC winter 1997-2000 10 individuals C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1997-2000 3-5 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC breeding 1997-2000 15-20 breeding pairs C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1997-2000 1 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Untere Gersprenzaue Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,235 protected area overlaps with site 1,738
Untere Gersprenz Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 773 protected area overlaps with site 571
Taubensemd von Habitzheim, Semd und Groß-Umstadt Naturschutzgebiet 32 protected area overlaps with site 23
Scheelhecke von Groß-Zimmern Naturschutzgebiet 4 protected area contained by site 5
Reinheimer Teich Naturschutzgebiet 77 protected area contained by site 75
Landkreis Dieburg Landschaftschutzgebiet 2,022 protected area overlaps with site 601
Die kleine Qualle von Hergershausen Naturschutzgebiet 27 protected area overlaps with site 21
Brackenbruch bei Hergershausen Naturschutzgebiet 52 protected area contained by site 52
Bergstraße/Odenwald Nature Park 223,845 protected area overlaps with site 154
Auf dem Sand zwischen Hergershausen und Altheim Naturschutzgebiet 23 protected area overlaps with site 18
Auenverbund Untere Gersprenz Landscape Protection Area 2,600 protected area overlaps with site 1,149
Auenverbund Untere Gersprenz Landschaftschutzgebiet 2,452 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Gersprenz lowlands incl. Reinheim pond. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/03/2021.