Western Weinviertel

Country/territory: Austria

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1, C6 (2009)
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Area: 31,613 ha

BirdLife Austria

Site description
A hilly area dominated by arable agriculture near the border with the Czech Republic. Small remnants of wet meadows and dry grasslands remain, each less than 1-2 km2in total. Woodland is confined to small patches.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding farmland birds with an stable Otis tarda population.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western Weinviertel. Downloaded from on 06/02/2023.