Hördter Rheinaue

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 2,000 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
An old branch of the Rhine with large reedbeds (Phragmites), a gravel-pit and riverine forest.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding herons, woodland species and wintering wildfowl.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hördter Rheinaue. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.