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Main valley: Eltmann - Hassfurt


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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 1990-2000 8 individuals C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC passage 1990-2000 4 individuals C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1990-2000 3 breeding pairs C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC passage 1998 1 individuals C6
Osprey Pandion haliaetus LC winter 1990-2000 12 individuals C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC winter 1998 2 individuals 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)
Vogelfreistätte Graureiherkolonie Dippach am Main Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 32 protected area contained by site 12
Vogelfreistätte Graureiherkolonie bei Dippach am Main Naturschutzgebiet 144 protected area contained by site 144
Steigerwald Nature Park 126,923 protected area overlaps with site 238
Pfaffenberg Naturschutzgebiet 20 protected area contained by site 20
Oberer Steigerwald Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,560 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Maintalhänge zwischen Stettfeld und Zeil Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 193 protected area overlaps with site 63
Mainaue zwischen Eltmann und Haßfurt Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,330 protected area overlaps with site 803
Mainaue zwischen Eltmann und Haßfurt Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 945 protected area overlaps with site 555
Mainaue bei Augsfeld Naturschutzgebiet 616 protected area overlaps with site 454
LSG innerhalb des Naturparks Steigerwald (ehemals Schutzzone) Landschaftschutzgebiet 88,558 protected area overlaps with site 0
LSG innerhalb des Naturparks Steigerwald (ehemals Schutzzone) Landscape Protection Area 88,660 protected area overlaps with site 130
LSG innerhalb des Naturparks Hassberge (ehemals Schutzzone) Landscape Protection Area 49,135 protected area overlaps with site 205
LSG innerhalb des Naturparks Hassberge (ehemals Schutzzone) Landschaftschutzgebiet 56,386 protected area overlaps with site 0
Haßbergetrauf von Zeil am Main bis Königsberg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,535 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Haßbergetrauf und Bundorfer Wald Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,331 protected area overlaps with site 75
Haßberge Nature Park 81,706 protected area overlaps with site 418
Ebelsberg Naturschutzgebiet 49 protected area contained by site 49
Buchenwälder und Wiesentäler des Nordsteigerwalds Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,893 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Altmain und Sandmagerrasen bei Limbach Naturschutzgebiet 274 protected area contained by site 274

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
water management -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Main valley: Eltmann - Hassfurt. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/06/2022.