Orchards at the lower Main

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 60,474 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
Extensive orchards interspersed with small parcels of land under diverse use.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 90% of the Bavarian population of Athene noctua.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Orchards at the lower Main. Downloaded from on 07/02/2023.