Alluvion of the Lower Schwalm near Borken

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 4,000 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
The alluvial plain of the River Schwalm with meadows and abandoned sites of open-cast and gravel mining.

Key biodiversity
An important area for breeding Riparia riparia and passage Grus grus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alluvion of the Lower Schwalm near Borken. Downloaded from on 28/09/2022.