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Untermain


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 1997-2000 1-5 individuals C6
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 1997-2000 4-6 individuals C6
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus VU winter 1997-2000 1-2 individuals C6
Ixobrychus minutus NR breeding 1997-2000 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Osprey Pandion haliaetus LC winter 1997-2000 5-8 individuals C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1997-2000 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR non-breeding 1997-2000 200 individuals C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC winter 1997-2000 30-40 individuals C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1997-2000 15 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)
Wanderfischgebiete im Rhein Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,270 protected area overlaps with site 66
Untermainschleusen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,110 protected area overlaps with site 102
Untermainschleusen Landscape Protection Area 194 protected area overlaps with site 51
Stadtkreis Hanau Landscape Protection Area 233 protected area overlaps with site 4
Speckgraben bei Mainflingen Nature Reserve 32 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sendefunkstelle Mainflingen/Zellhausen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 166 protected area overlaps with site 9
Rumpenheimer und Bürgeler Kiesgruben Nature Reserve 26 protected area contained by site 26
Rheinhessisches Rheingebiet Landscape Protection Area 31,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Oberrhein von Worms bis Mainz Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 465 protected area overlaps with site 40
Maintal und Hanau Landscape Protection Area 2 protected area overlaps with site 6
Mainmündung und Ginsheimer Altrhein Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,499 protected area overlaps with site 149
Mainaue bei Schleuse Kesselstadt Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 32 protected area overlaps with site 7
Main bei Mühlheim und NSG 'Rumpenheimer und Bürgeler Kiesgruben' Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,331 protected area overlaps with site 64
LSG Unter- und Oberhübnerwald in der Gemarkung Stockstadt Landscape Protection Area 948 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Landschaftsschutzgebiet Hessische Rheinuferlandschaft Landscape Protection Area 2,862 protected area overlaps with site 122
Landkreis Offenbach Landscape Protection Area 17,000 protected area overlaps with site 34
Kelsterbacher Wald Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 445 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Inselrhein Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 877 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hochtaunus Nature Park 132,165 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hochheimer Mainufer Nature Reserve 14 protected area overlaps with site 7
Hessische Mainauen Landscape Protection Area 2,574 protected area overlaps with site 909
Grüngürtel und Grünzüge in der Stadt Frankfurt am Main Landscape Protection Area 10,850 protected area overlaps with site 94
Ehemalige Tongrube von Mainhausen Nature Reserve 16 protected area contained by site 16
ehemalige Tongrube von Mainhausen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 845 protected area contained by site 16
Bong'sche Kiesgrube und Mainufer bei Mainflingen Nature Reserve 95 protected area overlaps with site 72
Bong'sche Grube und Mainflinger Mainufer Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,552 protected area overlaps with site 60


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Untermain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2019.