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Ammergau mountains


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
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC breeding 1990-2000 100 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 1986 30-60 breeding pairs C6
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC breeding 1990-2000 500 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC breeding 1990-2000 150 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC breeding 1990-2000 130 breeding pairs C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC breeding 1990-2000 6 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 1990-2000 100 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC breeding 1990-2000 10 breeding pairs B2, C6
Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli LC breeding 1990-2000 500 breeding pairs B3
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus LC breeding 1986 400 breeding pairs B3
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva LC breeding 1990-2000 50 breeding pairs C6
Citril Finch Carduelis citrinella LC breeding 1990-2000 100 breeding pairs B3

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)
Unterer Halblech Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 130 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Schutz von Landschaftsteilen im Bereich des Faulenbacher Tales, des Lechtales, des Schwanseetales und des Alpseegebietes im Landkreis Füssen Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,320 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Schutz von Landschaftsteilen im Bereich des Faulenbacher Tales, des Lechtales, des Schwanseetales und des Alpseegebietes Landscape Protection Area 1,320 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Moore im oberen Ammertal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 628 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Loisachtal zwischen Schmölz und Griesen Landschaftschutzgebiet 360 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Loisachtal zwischen Schmölz und Griesen Landscape Protection Area 349 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ettaler Weidmoos Naturschutzgebiet 155 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ammergebirge mit Kienberg und Schwarzenberg sowie Falkenstein Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 30,115 protected area contains site 28,877
Ammergebirge Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 27,589 protected area contained by site 27,582
Ammergebirge Naturschutzgebiet 28,877 is identical to site 28,861

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ammergau mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/06/2022.