Herbsleben ponds

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2002)
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Area: 85 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
An area of fish-ponds with reeds Phragmites, ditches and wet meadows. One of only a small number of wetlands in Thüringen.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding wetland and passage waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Herbsleben ponds. Downloaded from on 26/02/2021.