Northern Black Forest, east of the Murg

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
An upland landscape supporting Fagus and Quercus forest, native montane coniferous forest and near-natural montane mixed forest (Fagus-Abies-Picea). Interspersed with these are areas of heathland, dry grassland, moist meadow, lightly improved meadow and pasture, raised bog, reed- Phragmites and sedge-beds, springs and screes.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding species of upland and forest habitats such as Tetrao urogallus, Glaucidium passerinum and Aegolius funereus.

Protected areas
National Partial International LowIBA overlaps with Landscape Protected Area and Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Northern Black Forest, east of the Murg. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.