Feuchte Ebene and Rauchwarther Platte

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1997 16-31 breeding pairs C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1999-2005 6 breeding pairs C6
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU resident 2003-2005 1 males C6
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 1997-2005 2-3 breeding pairs B2, 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)
Pischelsdorfer Wiesen Naturschutzgebiet 10 protected area contained by site 11
Feuchte Ebene - Leithaauen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,086 protected area overlaps with site 0
Feuchte Ebene - Leithaauen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,743 protected area overlaps with site 6,600


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Urban parks and gardens, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Feuchte Ebene and Rauchwarther Platte. Downloaded from on 11/08/2022.