A farm and grassland area, adjacent to the Weisse Ernz stream.
The third most important site for Crex crex in Luxembourg. Breeding birds include Alcedo atthis and Lanius collurio. Milvus milvus breeds in the nearby forests. The wet grasslands also provide important roosting habitat for Philomachus pugnax and Pluvialis apricaria.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
LNVL is proposing this site as a Special Protection Area to the Ministry of Environment.
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BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of the Ernze Blanche. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.