Lorsch forest and Vierheim heathland

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 7,000 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
The site is dominated by Pinus forest with small areas of Fagus forest. The substrate is sand and there are large areas of dunes and open sand.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for woodpeckers with six species occurring.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lorsch forest and Vierheim heathland. Downloaded from on 24/09/2021.