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Lobau


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
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1997-2002 14-20 breeding pairs B2, C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1999-2006 4-6 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Untere Lobau Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 915 protected area overlaps with site 1,039
Nationalpark Donau-Auen (Wiener Teil) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,258 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nationalpark Donau-Auen (Wiener Teil) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,258 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lobau-Schüttelau-Schönauer Haufen Naturschutzgebiet 529 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lobau Reserve UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 1,037 protected area contained by site 1,037
Donau-March-Thaya-Auen Landschaftsschutzgebiet 18,838 protected area overlaps with site 0
Donau-March-Thaya-Auen Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 36,090 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Donau-Auen östlich von Wien Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,100 protected area overlaps with site 2,090
Donau-Auen östlich von Wien Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,516 protected area overlaps with site 0
Donau-Auen Nationalpark 1,326 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Donau-Auen Nationalpark 2,257 protected area overlaps with site 2,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lobau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2022.