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Location Luxembourg, Canton d'Echternach,Canton de Grevenmacher,Canton de Luxembourg
Central coordinates 6o 17.00' East  49o 42.00' North
IBA criteria B2, C6
Area 3,192 ha
Altitude 240 - 366m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Letzebuerger natur-A Vulleschutz-Liga

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red Kite Milvus milvus breeding  1997-2009  3-5 breeding pairs  good  C6  Near Threatened 
Circus cyaneus winter  2000-2009  3-6 individuals  medium  C6  Not Recognised 
Milvus migrans breeding  1997-2009  4-6 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio breeding  1996-2009  30-50 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor breeding  2000-2006  10-16 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2009 high not assessed low
Good - based on reliable and complete / representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low

Some of site covered (10-49%)  Not assessed  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Beidweiler - Beidweilerbaach Humid Zone 222 protected area contains site 222  
Ernster-Wuurzelwis Dry Grassland 26 protected area contains site 26  
Gonderange/Rodenbourg-Faascht Humid Zone 220 protected area is adjacent to site 5  
Junglinster - Ronnheck Protected Area 115 protected area contains site 115  
Junglinster-Weimericht Dry Grassland 177 protected area contains site 170  
Weydig-Auf der Laedenbaach Humid Zone 167 protected area contains site 167  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  25%
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland; Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  66%
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland  6%
Shrubland Scrub  2%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 25%
rangeland/pastureland 65%
hunting -
nature conservation and research minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Region of Junglinster. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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