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Freiwald


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
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC resident 1997-2005 170 breeding pairs C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1998 20-29 breeding pairs A1, C1, C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 1997-2005 84-111 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 1997-2005 50-85 breeding pairs 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wiesengebiete im Mühlviertel Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 574 protected area overlaps with site 0
Wiesengebiete im Freiwald Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,410 protected area overlaps with site 0
Waldviertler Teich-; Heide- und Moorlandschaft Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,725 protected area overlaps with site 0
Waldviertel ponds, peat bogs & floodplains Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 13,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Waldviertel Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 54,095 protected area overlaps with site 12,250
Waldaist und Naarn Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,838 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tanner Moor Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 120 protected area contained by site 0
Tanner Moor Naturschutzgebiet 122 protected area contained by site 122
Rote Auen Naturschutzgebiet 10 protected area contained by site 0
Richterbergau Naturschutzgebiet 2 protected area contained by site 0
Nordwald Naturpark 526 protected area contained by site 0
Maltsch Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 353 protected area overlaps with site 0
Maltsch Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 353 protected area overlaps with site 0
Karlstifter Moore Naturschutzgebiet 61 protected area contained by site 64
Großpertholz Landschaftsschutzgebiet 526 protected area contained by site 0
Bumau Naturschutzgebiet 16 protected area contained by site 0
Bruckangerlau (Haiböckau) Naturschutzgebiet 2 protected area contained by site 3

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Freiwald. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.