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Rhine flats Karlsruhe - Rheinsheim


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 1980-1989 3-5 breeding pairs C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1993-1998 1 breeding pairs C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC passage 1993-1998 4 individuals C6
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC passage 1990-2000 1,200 individuals B1i, C3
Osprey Pandion haliaetus LC passage 1993-1998 5 individuals C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1990-2000 20-25 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1990-2000 20-30 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)
Rußheimer Altrhein-Elisabethenwört Naturschutzgebiet 538 protected area contained by site 532
Rußheimer Altrhein Naturschutzgebiet 47 protected area contained by site 0
Rußheimer Altrhein Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 85 protected area overlaps with site 64
Rhine flats: Karlsruhe -- Rheinsheim Landscape Protected Area 0 unknown 0
Rhine flats: Karlsruhe -- Rheinsheim Nature Reserve 750 unknown 0
Rheinniederung von Philippsburg bis Mannheim Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,494 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rheinniederung von Karlsruhe bis Philippsburg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,656 protected area overlaps with site 3,377
Rheinniederung Karlsruhe - Rheinsheim Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,116 protected area contained by site 5,116
Rheinniederung Germersheim-Speyer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,072 protected area overlaps with site 116
Rheinaue nördlich von Karlsruhe Landschaftschutzgebiet 1,880 protected area contained by site 1,941
Pfälzische Rheinauen Landschaftschutzgebiet 20,833 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pfälzische Rheinauen Landscape Protection Area 21,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
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 is adjacent to site 0
Brückenkopf Naturschutzgebiet 36 protected area overlaps with site 2
Altrhein-Königsee Naturschutzgebiet 12 protected area contained by site 11
Altrhein Kleiner Bodensee Naturschutzgebiet 217 protected area contained by site 198

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rhine flats Karlsruhe - Rheinsheim. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.