Donau-Auen and Donau-Ried: Höchstädt - Donauwörth

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 7,160 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A diverse landscape in the Danube valley with oxbow lakes, wet meadows, bogs and riverine forests. The area is used for agriculture, gravel extraction, wildfowl hunting and angling.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Donau-Auen and Donau-Ried: Höchstädt - Donauwörth. Downloaded from on 07/03/2021.