AT015
Vienna forest


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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1997-2005 2-50 males C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2000-2005 24-28 breeding pairs B2, C6
Eurasian Green Woodpecker Picus viridis LC resident 1997-2005 250-350 breeding pairs B2
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC resident 2000-2005 100-180 breeding pairs B2, C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC resident 2000-2005 150-200 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 2001-2005 300-800 breeding pairs B3, C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC resident 2000-2005 80-120 breeding pairs C6
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 2001-2005 900-2,000 breeding pairs B3, C6
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva LC breeding 2001-2005 180-600 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)
Wienerwald - Thermenregion Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 79,813 protected area overlaps with site 90,000
Wienerwald - Thermenregion Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 52,169 protected area overlaps with site 0
Wienerwald UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 6,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Wienerwald Landschaftsschutzgebiet 95,633 protected area overlaps with site 0
Weinberg-Höherberg Naturschutzgebiet 83 protected area contained by site 0
Troppberg Naturschutzgebiet 564 protected area contained by site 0
südlich Neuberggipfel Geschützte Biotope 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sparbach Naturpark 355 protected area contained by site 0
Schwarzalacken-Festenberg-Dorotheerwald Naturschutzgebiet 476 protected area contained by site 0
Sattel-Baunzen Naturschutzgebiet 508 protected area contained by site 0
Sandstein-Wienerwald Naturpark 77 protected area contained by site 0
Rauchbuchberg Naturschutzgebiet 67 protected area contained by site 0
Orchideen-Kalk-Buchenwald (Cephalanthero-Fagion) am Leopoldsberg Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6 protected area contained by site 0
Nordöstliche Randalpen: Hohe Wand - Schneeberg - Rax Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 64,085 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Naturschutzgebiet Lainzer Tiergarten Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,259 protected area overlaps with site 0
Naturschutzgebiet Lainzer Tiergarten Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,259 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mitterschöpfl-Hirschenstein Naturschutzgebiet 383 protected area contained by site 0
Mauerbach-Dombachgraben Naturschutzgebiet 325 protected area contained by site 0
Lindkogel-Helenental Naturschutzgebiet 1,465 protected area contained by site 0
Landschaftsschutzgebiet Liesing (Teil A; B und C) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 639 protected area overlaps with site 0
Landschaftsschutzgebiet Liesing (Teil A; B und C) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 639 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hainbach-Hengstberg Naturschutzgebiet 441 protected area contained by site 0
Gießhübl-Kiental Ost und West-Wassergspreng-Anninger Tieftal Naturschutzgebiet 429 protected area overlaps with site 0
Föhrenberge Naturpark 6,513 protected area overlaps with site 0
Eichenhain Naturpark 3,845 protected area contained by site 0
Deutschwald Naturschutzgebiet 93 protected area contained by site 0
Biosphärenpark Wienerwald Biosphärenpark 95,700 protected area overlaps with site 0
Altenberg Naturschutzgebiet 106 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vienna forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/07/2020.