DE186
Rothenbach pond


Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2000)
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Area: 25 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
An 18th century fish-pond with near-natural water-fringe vegetation including reedbeds (Phragmites), sedge, wet grassland and Alnus carr woodland.

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rothenbach pond. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2020.