Danube valley: Regensburg-Vilshofen

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C3, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 17,733 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
An intact part of the Danube valley with flooded areas, wet meadows, oxbows and riverine forests.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (wintering), Crex crex (breeding), Acrocephalus paludicola (passage).

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