Rieselfelder Münster

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An artificial wetland situated near to the town of Münster (the fields were used for disposing of treated sewage). Reeds Phragmites are present along with broadleaved forest (Quercus and Betula).

Key biodiversity
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
There is an ongoing LIFE project to ensure effective management of the Special Protection Area.

Protected areas
National Partial International HighIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve. 233 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (Rieselfelder Münster, 233 ha). IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rieselfelder Münster. Downloaded from on 24/01/2020.