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Spessart


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
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1990-2000 4 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT breeding 1990-2000 6 breeding pairs C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1990-2000 10 breeding pairs C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC breeding 1990-2000 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Weihersgrund Naturschutzgebiet 43 protected area contained by site 43
Spessartwiesen Naturschutzgebiet 343 protected area overlaps with site 21
Spessart Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 28,393 protected area contains site 22,571
Rohrberg Naturschutzgebiet 10 protected area contained by site 10
Naturwaldreservat Kreuzbuckel Naturschutzgebiet 66 protected area contained by site 66
Naturwaldreservat Hoher Knuck Naturschutzgebiet 122 protected area overlaps with site 122
Naturwaldreservat Eichhall Naturschutzgebiet 72 protected area contained by site 72
Metzgergraben - Krone Naturschutzgebiet 15 protected area contained by site 15
LSG innerhalb des Naturparks Spessart (ehemals Schutzzone) Landscape Protection Area 136,093 protected area contains site 22,571
LSG innerhalb des Naturparks Spessart (ehemals Schutzzone) Landschaftschutzgebiet 136,627 protected area contains site 0
Lohrbach- und Aubach-Tal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 356 protected area overlaps with site 24
Hochspessart Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17,508 protected area overlaps with site 15,603
Hessischer Spessart Nature Park 73,587 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hafenlohrtal Naturschutzgebiet 72 protected area contained by site 72
Bayerischer Spessart Nature Park 170,238 protected area contains site 22,571
Auenwald bei Erlenfurt Naturschutzgebiet 11 protected area contained by site 11


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Spessart. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2020.