IBA criteria met: C7 (2009)
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Area: 219 ha
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Site description (baseline)
A farm and grassland area, adjacent to the Weisse Ernz stream.
The third most important site for Crex crex in Luxembourg. Breeding birds include Alcedo atthis and Lanius collurio. Milvus milvus breeds in the nearby forests. The wet grasslands also provide important roosting habitat for Philomachus pugnax and Pluvialis apricaria.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Valley of the Ernze Blanche. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/3583 on 04/06/2023.