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Southern Sandstone-Odenwald


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
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC breeding 1997-2000 1-5 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC breeding 1997-2000 11-50 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Südlicher Odenwald Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,940 protected area overlaps with site 7,424
Odenwald Eberbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,389 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Odenwald Brombachtal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,473 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Odenwald bei Hirschhorn Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,282 protected area overlaps with site 362
Odenwald Landschaftschutzgebiet 6,082 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Oberlauf und Nebenbäche der Mümling Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 94 protected area overlaps with site 12
Oberes Ulfenbachtal bei Unter-Schönmattenwag Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 81 protected area is adjacent to site 0
NSG Dürr-Ellenbachtal bei Wald-Michelbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 54 protected area contained by site 50
Neckartal-Odenwald Nature Park 129,200 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Neckartal II - Eberbach Landschaftschutzgebiet 6,371 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Magerwiesen von Raubach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 16 protected area contained by site 9
LSG innerhalb des Naturparks Bayerischer Odenwald (ehemals Schutzzone) Landscape Protection Area 30,483 protected area is adjacent to site 0
LSG innerhalb des Naturparks Bayerischer Odenwald (ehemals Schutzzone) Landschaftschutzgebiet 30,541 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Leegwald und Höllklinge bei Kailbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 21 protected area overlaps with site 388
Jakobsgrund und Gammelsbachaue Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 45 protected area overlaps with site 45
Jakobsgrund bei Gammelsbach Naturschutzgebiet 9 protected area contained by site 10
Hinterbachtal bei Raubach Naturschutzgebiet 40 protected area overlaps with site 35
Heumatte Rothenberg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 36 protected area overlaps with site 36
Finkenbachtal und Hinterbachtal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 141 protected area overlaps with site 149
Finkenbachtal bei Finkenbach Naturschutzgebiet 29 protected area contained by site 28
Eutergrund bei Bullau Naturschutzgebiet 7 protected area overlaps with site 0
Eutergrund bei Bullau Naturschutzgebiet 4 protected area overlaps with site 6
Euterbach und Itterbach mit Nebenbächen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 51 protected area overlaps with site 30
Ebersberger Felsenmeer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17 protected area contained by site 17
Dürr-Ellenbachtal von Wald-Michelbach Naturschutzgebiet 56 protected area contained by site 54
Bergstraße/Odenwald Nature Park 223,845 protected area contains site 20,000
Beerfelder Heide Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4 protected area contained by site 5


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southern Sandstone-Odenwald. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/01/2022.