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Harz National Park


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
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC breeding 1990-2000 10-60 individuals C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1990-2000 5 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC breeding 1990-2000 15 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC breeding 1990-2000 40 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC breeding 1990-2000 1 breeding pairs C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC breeding 1990-2000 50 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 1990-2000 100 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC breeding 1990-2000 3 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wurmberg Naturschutzgebiet 184 protected area is adjacent to site 1
Vogelschutzgebiet Hochharz Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,112 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Siebertal Naturschutzgebiet 687 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sieber; Oder, Rhume Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,451 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Oberharz Naturschutzgebiet 164 protected area is adjacent to site 4
Nationalpark Harz (Niedersachsen) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,770 is identical to site 15,770
Nationalpark Harz Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,559 is identical to site 15,559
Hochharz Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,023 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Harz und nördliches Harzvorland Landschaftschutzgebiet 7 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Harz und nördliches Harzvorland Landschaftschutzgebiet 1 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Harz NI Nature Park 70,306 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Harz (Landkreis Osterode am Harz) Landschaftschutzgebiet 30,296 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Harz (Landkreis Goslar) Landschaftschutzgebiet 38,908 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Harz Nationalpark 24,732 protected area contains site 15,792
Harz Nature Park 166,054 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Harly; Ecker und Okertal nördlich Vienenburg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 682 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ecker- und Okertal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 267 protected area is adjacent to site 32
Bergwiesen bei St. Andreasberg Naturschutzgebiet 215 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bergwiesen bei St. Andreasberg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 215 protected area is adjacent to site 41
Bachtäler im Oberharz um Braunlage Naturschutzgebiet 385 protected area is adjacent to site 3
Bachtäler im Oberharz um Braunlage Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 416 protected area is adjacent to site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Harz National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.