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Lower Mur valley


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
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1997-2005 4-5 breeding pairs B2, C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 2003 8 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC resident 2003 4-5 breeding pairs B2, C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1997-2005 30-50 breeding pairs C6
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 1997-2005 frequent 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)
Zehn Eichen Geschützter Landschaftsteil 1 protected area contained by site 0
Wehranlage Laafeld Geschützter Landschaftsteil 0 protected area contained by site 0
Wehranlage Dedenitz Geschützter Landschaftsteil 0 protected area contained by site 0
Unknown Nature Reserve 1,102 protected area overlaps with site 10
Teile des südoststeirischen Hügellandes inklusive Höll und Grabenlandbäche Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,653 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Teile des südoststeirischen Hügellandes inklusive Höll und Grabenlandbäche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,653 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Südsteirische Teichlandschaft Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5 protected area overlaps with site 0
Stürgkh-Teich Naturschutzgebiet 7 protected area contained by site 0
Steirische Grenzmur mit Gamlitzbach und Gnasbach Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,186 protected area overlaps with site 0
Steirische Grenzmur mit Gamlitzbach und Gnasbach Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,186 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parkanlage und Schloß Brunnsee Geschützter Landschaftsteil 20 protected area contained by site 0
Murauen Mureck - Radkersburg - Klöch Landschaftsschutzgebiet 10,946 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lindenallee-Mureck Geschützter Landschaftsteil 0 protected area contained by site 0
Landschaftssee in der KG Laafeld Naturschutzgebiet 7 protected area contained by site 0
Büchel Geschützter Landschaftsteil 2 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Mur valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2020.