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Location Luxembourg, Canton de Grevenmacher,Canton de Luxembourg,Canton de Remich
Central coordinates 6o 20.00' East  49o 38.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 1,405 ha
Altitude 180 - 331m
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
Black Kite Milvus migrans breeding  1997-2009  2-3 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio breeding  2000-2009  10-20 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  50%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  45%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland  4%
Shrubland Scrub  1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 50%
agriculture 43%
forestry 5%
hunting 20%
Notes: estimation

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Region of Schuttrange, Canach, Lenningen and Gostingen. Downloaded from on 23/10/2014

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