Site description (2000 baseline)
A reservoir with a planted scrub fringe and a Fagus wood in the south. Areas of open water remain ice-free throughout the winter.
This is an important area for passage and wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (passage).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Reservoir near Affoldern. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/reservoir-near-affoldern-iba-germany on 23/09/2023.