Ruggeller Riet, Talgebiet

Country/territory: Liechtenstein

IBA Criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 90 ha

Botanish-Zoologische Gesellschaft

Site description
An area of wet grassland and arable land with drainage ditches, scrub and a small expanse of open water, situated in the Rhine valley.

Key biodiversity
Supports the only breeding population of the globally threatened Crex crex in Liechtenstein, as well as breeding Coturnix coturnix, Saxicola rubetra and Lanius collurio. Circus cyaneus winters, and both Circus aeruginosus and Circus pygargus occur on passage.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ruggeller Riet, Talgebiet. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023.