Reservoir near Affoldern

Country/territory: Germany

IBA criteria met: C7 (2000)
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Area: 165 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

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.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for passage and wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Reservoir near Affoldern. Downloaded from on 23/09/2023.