Elzniederung between Kenzingen and Rust

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
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC passage 2001 65 individuals C6
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC passage 1986-2001 103 individuals C6
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC passage 1990-2000 65 individuals 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)
Taubergießen; Elz und Ettenbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,929 protected area overlaps with site 696
Rheinniederung Sasbach - Wittenweier Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,719 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Johanniterwald Naturschutzgebiet 57 protected area is adjacent to site 1
Johanniterwald Landschaftschutzgebiet 96 protected area overlaps with site 28
Johanniterwald Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 58 protected area is adjacent to site 14
Elzwiesen Landschaftschutzgebiet 190 protected area overlaps with site 254
Elzwiesen Landschaftschutzgebiet 138 protected area overlaps with site 0
Elzwiesen Naturschutzgebiet 411 protected area contained by site 411
Elzniederung zwischen Kenzingen und Rust Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,085 protected area contains site 940

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Elzniederung between Kenzingen and Rust. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.