Neupotzer Altrhein

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
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2001 2-3 breeding pairs C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 2001 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 2001 2 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Pfälzische Rheinauen Landscape Protection Area 21,000 protected area contains site 200
Pfälzische Rheinauen Landschaftschutzgebiet 20,833 protected area contains site 0
Neupotzer Altrhein Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 237 protected area overlaps with site 139
Hördter Rheinaue inklusive Kahnbusch und Oberscherpfer Wald Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,976 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hördter Rheinaue Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,382 protected area overlaps with site 134

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Neupotzer Altrhein. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.