Wernauer and Unterensinger gravel pits

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
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC passage 1993-1998 6 individuals C6
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 1990-2000 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC passage 1993-1998 11 individuals 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wernauer Baggerseen Naturschutzgebiet 32 protected area contained by site 32
Vorland der mittleren Schwäbischen Alb Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 17,003 protected area overlaps with site 13
Neckarwasen Naturschutzgebiet 13 protected area overlaps with site 13
LSG Wernau (Neckar) (6 Teilgebiete) vom03.05.1995 Landschaftschutzgebiet 214 protected area overlaps with site 12
LSG Gebiete bei Unterensingen und Zizishausen (4 Teilgebiete) vom 25.03.1985 geändert am 04.11.1999 Landschaftschutzgebiet 465 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Grienwiesen und Wernauer Baggerseen Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 69 protected area contained by site 58
Grienwiesen (Schüle-See) Naturschutzgebiet 12 protected area contained by site 12
Filder Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 697 protected area overlaps with site 48
Am Rank (Röhmsee) Naturschutzgebiet 13 protected area contained by site 13

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wernauer and Unterensinger gravel pits. Downloaded from on 21/03/2023.