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Location Austria, Steiermark
Central coordinates 15o 55.00' East  47o 24.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 52,607 ha
Altitude 438 - 1,080m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

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Site description The landscape is a mix of forested areas and a fine-scale habitat mosaic of small agricultural fields, grassland, pastures, orchards and small villages. The forests consist mainly of Picea and Pinus, with small stands of Fagus.

Key Biodiversity An important area for species characteristic of low-intensity mixed agriculture and woodland.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1997-2005  3 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1997-2005  1-4 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  40%
Grassland Mesophile grasslands  10%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Forestry plantations; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  50%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 60%
forestry 40%

Protection status National None International Partial30,000 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Teile des Steirischen Jogllandes, 45,524.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Styrian Joglland. Downloaded from on 29/11/2015

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