|Central coordinates||11o 32.00' East 52o 20.00' North|
|IBA criteria||C6, C7|
|Altitude||50 - 120m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2002|
Ornithological information The site is important for species characteristic of heathlands. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (passage).
Site description A complex of semi-natural deciduous forests, dominated by Quercus, Tilia and Carpinus with many caves, conifer forests and large open areas. Open areas comprise dry grassland, Calluna heaths and bare areas. Water-filled depressions and damp areas enrich the site. It is a military training area.
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Colbitz-Letzlinger Heide - DE3535301||Habitats Directive||19,348||protected area overlaps with site||3,693|
|Colbitzer Lindenwald||Nature Reserve||199||protected area contained by site||199|
|Colbitzer Lindenwald - DE3635302||Habitats Directive||527||protected area overlaps with site||446|
|Vogelschutzgebiet Colbitz-Letzlinger Heide - DE3635401||Birds Directive||20,383||protected area overlaps with site||4,139|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland||-|
|Grassland||Dry siliceous grassland||-|
|Wetlands (inland)||Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing freshwater||-|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||Forestry plantations||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Protection status National Low International None180 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Colbitzer Lindenwald NSG, 180 ha).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hudewälder northeast of Haldensleben. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/06/2013
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