Storage lakes on the lower Inn

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
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 2001-2005 28-51 breeding pairs C6
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC breeding 1997-2003 3-13 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1997-2005 4-6 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 2000-2005 5-9 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)
Unterer Inn Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 864 protected area contained by site 870
Unterer Inn Nature Reserve 1,003 protected area contains site 870
Stauseen am Unteren Inn Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 870 protected area contained by site 870


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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
not utilised -
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Storage lakes on the lower Inn. Downloaded from on 25/01/2020.