Heuvellanden Zuid-Limburg

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2016 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC breeding 2011-2015 63-76 breeding pairs B3, C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 2011-2015 26-30 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2016).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Heuvellanden Zuid-Limburg. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/heuvellanden-zuid-limburg-iba-netherlands on 04/12/2023.