DE179
Northern Wetterau


Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: B1iv, B3, C5 (2000)
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Area: 4,300 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
The area consists of streams with surrounding flood-plain meadows and arable land. There are also lakes and ponds.

Key biodiversity
The site is a migratory bottleneck where more than 3,000 Grus grus regularly pass.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northern Wetterau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.