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Location France, Alsace
Central coordinates 7o 27.00' East  47o 57.00' North
IBA criteria B2, C6
Area 21,800 ha
Altitude 190 - 212m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux



Site description This site includes areas of cereal cultivation, deciduous woodland and rivers.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus breeding  1991  10 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Burhinus oedicnemus breeding  1991  100-150 breeding pairs  B2, C6  Not Recognised 
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris breeding  1991  1-10 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
FORET DOMANIALE DE LA HARTH - FR4211809 Birds Directive 13,040 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
HARDT NORD - FR4201813 Habitats Directive 6,546 protected area overlaps with site 2,753  
ZONES AGRICOLES DE LA HARDT - FR4211808 Birds Directive 9,198 protected area overlaps with site 6,861  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland  20%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  80%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 80%
forestry 20%
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zones agricoles de la Hardt. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2014

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