A river valley with large meadows and an artificial reservoir.
This is an important area for breeding species associated with meadows. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (passage), Crex crex (breeding).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Altmühl valley between Treuchtlingen and Leutershausen with Altmühlsee. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/03/2020.