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Offenbacher Wald, Bellheimer Wald and Queichwiesen


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
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 2001 10-15 breeding pairs C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2001 3-7 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Silbersee Landschaftschutzgebiet 8 protected area contained by site 8
Pfälzische Rheinauen Landscape Protection Area 21,000 protected area overlaps with site 296
Pfälzische Rheinauen Landschaftschutzgebiet 20,833 protected area overlaps with site 0
Offenbacher Wald; Bellheimer Wald und Queichwiesen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,316 protected area contained by site 4,394
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 241
Heidenäcker-Druslach-Lachenäcker Landschaftschutzgebiet 60 protected area overlaps with site 43
Eichtal-Brand Naturschutzgebiet 284 protected area contained by site 241
Biosphärenreservat Pfälzerwald Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 35,997 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bellheimer Wald mit Queichtal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,679 protected area contained by site 4,679


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Offenbacher Wald, Bellheimer Wald and Queichwiesen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2021.