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

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)
Waldschutzgebiet Steinbachtal / Netzbachtal Naturschutzgebiet 1,011 protected area overlaps with site 991
Staatsforst Saarbrücken (Köllertaler Wald, St.Johanner Stadtwald, Netzbachtal usw.) Landschaftschutzgebiet 3,246 protected area overlaps with site 0
Saarkohlenwald Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,444 is identical to site 2,424
Saarkohlenwald Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,444 is identical to site 0
Köllertaler Wald mit Bietschieder- und Rödelbachtal (Teilbereich Heusweiler) Landschaftschutzgebiet 134 protected area overlaps with site 0
Köllertaler Wald (Teilbereich Quierschied) Landschaftschutzgebiet 734 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hölzerbachtal (Naturwaldzelle) Naturschutzgebiet 52 protected area contained by site 52
26923 Landscape Protection Area 5,592 protected area contains site 2,424

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Saarkohlenwald. Downloaded from on 21/03/2023.