North-eastern lower Harz mountains

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The lower part of the mountainous area of Harz, with predominantly semi-natural broadleaved forests.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for hole-nesting species.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
There are existing grassland-management programmes. There are plans to construct reservoirs in the area.

Protected areas
National Partial International NoneIBA overlaps with Nature Reserves.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North-eastern lower Harz mountains. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.