FR092
Vallée du Rhin : Strasbourg à Lauterbourg


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU winter 1997 2,876-5,823 individuals B1i, C3
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 1997 11,917-18,991 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1997 2,936-4,495 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC breeding 1996 20 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1991 1-10 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs B2, C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs B2, C6
Picus canus NR breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1991 1-10 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

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)
Vallée du Rhin de Lauterbourg à Strasbourg Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,680 protected area overlaps with site 8,111
Secteur Alluvial Rhin-Ried-Bruch, Bas-Rhin Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 20,144 protected area overlaps with site 5,126
FRN007 Hunting Reserve 1,064 protected area contained by site 1,064
FRN007 Biological Reserve 147 protected area contained by site 147
Forêt d'Offendorf National Nature Reserve 59 protected area contained by site 60
Delta de la Sauer National Nature Reserve 486 protected area contained by site 486

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial - terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée du Rhin : Strasbourg à Lauterbourg. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/11/2019.