Rothenbach pond

Country/territory: Germany

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

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description (baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rothenbach pond. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.