Zoological Gardens of Lainz

Country/territory: Austria

IBA criteria met: C6 (2009)
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Area: 2,669 ha

BirdLife Austria

Site description (baseline)
This site is part of the much larger Vienna forest. It is dominated by Quercus, Carpinus, Fagus, Fraxinus and Acer. Human activities include tourism and recreation, forestry and hunting.

Key biodiversity
The area contains important populations of species found in old broadleaved forests.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Zoological Gardens of Lainz. Downloaded from on 29/05/2023.