Sandsteppe Frankreich near Wiesental

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
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1990-2000 1-3 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)
Saalbachniederung Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,481 protected area overlaps with site 116
Lußhardt zwischen Reilingen und Karlsdorf Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,955 protected area overlaps with site 254
Gewann Frankreich-Wiesental Naturschutzgebiet 57 protected area overlaps with site 56

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sandsteppe Frankreich near Wiesental. Downloaded from on 23/09/2023.