LU019
Region of the Middle Lias


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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2007-2009 4 males C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 2003-2009 10-16 breeding pairs B2, C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 2000-2009 15-20 breeding pairs B3, 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2009 medium very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Perdix perdix Grey Partridge 30 20 breeding pairs 67 unfavourable
Vanellus vanellus Northern Lapwing 40 10 breeding pairs 25 very unfavourable
Milvus migrans 10 16 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sanem - Groussebesch / Schouweiler - Bitchenheck Zones protégées d'intérêt communautaire - Zones Habitats ZSC 274 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sanem - Groussebesch / Schouweiler - Bitchenheck Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 274 protected area overlaps with site 0
Région du Lias moyen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,739 protected area overlaps with site 0
Région du Lias moyen Zones protégées d'intérêt communautaire - Zones Oiseaux ZPS 5,739 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mondercange-Kazebaach Humid Zone 55 protected area contained by site 55
Massif forestier du Aesing Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 59 protected area overlaps with site 0
Massif forestier du Aesing Zones protégées d'intérêt communautaire - Zones Habitats ZSC 59 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lei (Bertrange) Zones protégées d'intérêt national - Réserve naturelle 126 protected area overlaps with site 126
Hautcharage-Griechten Forest Reserve 251 protected area contained by site 251
Hautcharage-Boufferdanger Muer Humid Zone 22 protected area contained by site 22
Hautcharage / Dahlem - Asselborner et Boufferdanger Muer Zones protégées d'intérêt communautaire - Zones Habitats ZSC 228 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hautcharage / Dahlem - Asselborner et Boufferdanger Muer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 228 protected area overlaps with site 228
Hautcharage - Griechten Protected Area 205 protected area contained by site 0
Enneschte Bësch (Bertrange) Zones protégées d'intérêt national - Réserve forestière intégrale 87 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dahlem-Asselborner Muer Humid Zone 47 protected area contained by site 47
Boufferdanger Muer (Bascharage-Clemency) Zones protégées d'intérêt national - Réserve naturelle 22 protected area contained by site 0
Bertrange - Greivelserhaff / Bouferterhaff Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 701 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bertrange - Greivelserhaff / Bouferterhaff Zones protégées d'intérêt communautaire - Zones Habitats ZSC 701 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations -
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Standing freshwater -
Shrubland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
hunting -
rangeland/pastureland -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Region of the Middle Lias. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2020.