Current view: Text account
Year of compilation: 2000
Site description (baseline)
A near-natural flood-plain with reeds Phragmites
, wet meadows, sedge, Alnus
forest, and orchards.
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca
(passage), Crex crex
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
There is a programme of shallow-water restoration.
High184 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Mittlere Horloffaue, 184 ha). IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Alluvion of the middle Horloff. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/3537 on 28/05/2023.