Scope Of The Convention On Wetlands, Especially As A Habitat For Water Birds And Charadriiformes, Of International Importance

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens über Feuchtgebiete, insbesondere als Lebensraum für Wasser- und Watvögel, von internationaler Bedeutung

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164. The Federal Chancellor ' s presentation concerning the scope of the Convention on Wetlands, in particular as a habitat for water and wadding birds, of international importance

Notification of the following Ramsar site in accordance with Article 2 (5) of the Convention on Wetlands, in particular as a habitat for water and wadding birds, of international importance 1

Autertal-St. Lorenzener Hochmoor

The St. Lorenzener Hochmoor, also called "Autertal" (N 46 ° 52 ', E 13 ° 55'), is located in the province of Carinthia in the area of the Gurktaler Alps in the municipality of Reichenau (district of Feldkirchen) near the Turracher Höhe. The moor area is located in an NW-SE oriented approx. 1.5 km long high valley in 1470 m above sea level just north of the village of St. Lorenzen. The high valley is bordered in the east by the foothold of the Great (2270 m) and Small Speikkofels (2109 m) and in the west by the long-drawn ridge of the Hochkaser (1804 m).

The authorization to submit this notification was signed by the Federal President on 2 August 2011 and countersigned by the Federal Chancellor; the above-mentioned area was added to the list of wetlands of international Meaning " included.

Faymann