Feldberg in the Black Forest

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2000)
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Area: 1,300 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A treeless plateau of high montane to subalpine grassland, used mainly for rough pasture. The exposed northern slopes support semi-natural montane mixed forest (Picea, Abies, Acer). Additional habitats include small fens and transitional bogs, springs and tarns.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding Picoides tridactylus, Anthus pratensis and A. spinoletta.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Feldberg in the Black Forest. Downloaded from on 27/01/2023.