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Riverine forests on the Danube east of Vienna


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
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC resident 2000-2005 2-3 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1989 18-19 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC resident 2005 19 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1997-2005 160-320 breeding pairs C6
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 1997-2005 frequent 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)
Untere Lobau Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 915 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nationalpark Donau-Auen (Wiener Teil) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,258 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nationalpark Donau-Auen (Wiener Teil) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,258 protected area is adjacent to site 0
March-Thaya-Auen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,833 protected area is adjacent to site 0
March-Thaya-Auen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,880 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lobau-Schüttelau-Schönauer Haufen Naturschutzgebiet 529 protected area overlaps with site 0
Donau-March-Thaya-Auen Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 36,090 protected area contains site 9,500
Donau-March-Thaya-Auen Landschaftsschutzgebiet 18,838 protected area overlaps with site 0
Donau-Auen östlich von Wien Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,516 protected area overlaps with site 0
Donau-Auen östlich von Wien Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,100 protected area overlaps with site 9,500
Donau-Auen Nationalpark 2,257 protected area contained by site 7,065
Donau-Auen Nationalpark 1,326 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Riverine forests on the Danube east of Vienna. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2022.