Danube valley Untermarchtal-Ulm

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C3, C6 (2002)
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Area: 3,980 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A reservoir connected to the River Danube, with small reedbeds (Phragmites) and patches of forest. The site also includes the lower reaches of the River Riß and the dredged ponds near Rißtissen. A hydroelectric power-station is situated adjacent to the reservoir.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for wintering waterbirds. Breeding birds include Ciconia ciconia.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Danube valley Untermarchtal-Ulm. Downloaded from on 27/01/2023.