Lahn valley from Marburg to Wetzlar

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 6,200 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
An alluvial area dominated by grassland in areas that flood and arable agriculture in areas that do not.

Key biodiversity
An important area for passage migrants. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (4-9 breeding pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lahn valley from Marburg to Wetzlar. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.