Klingnau reservoir

Country/territory: Switzerland

IBA Criteria met: B1i (2000)
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Area: 369 ha

SVS/BirdLife Switzerland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2009 medium near favourable medium
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Site summary
A shallow, artificial reservoir on the River Aare. It has mudflats, reedbeds and alluvial forests. An important wintering site for waterbirds, with a large number of species. A passage site for waders and ducks. No serious threats are known at this site.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Klingnau reservoir. Downloaded from on 28/06/2022.