Size: 97492.9858 ha
Site code: CZ0311041
Altitude: 530 - 1375 meters above sea level
Region: South Bohemian Region, Pilsen region
Coordinates: 48.925556N, 13.673611E
Longitude: E 13°40'25''
Latitude: N 48°55'32''
Special protection area Bohemian Forest (Šumava) is situated in the southern Bohemia on the borders with Germany and Austria.
Birs area is protected because of nine bird species - the black stork (Ciconia nigra), the black woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), the three-toed woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus), the corn crake (Crex crex), the hazel grouse (Bonasa bonasia, Tetrastes bonasia), the Eurasian pygmy owl (Glaucidium passerinum), the boreal owl (Aegolius funereus), the western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) and the black grouse (Tetrao tetrix).
Ptačí oblast Šumava (next information in Czech language)
Demarcation of area (map works only in some browsers)