Valley of the Ernze Blanche

Country/territory: Luxembourg

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2009)
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Area: 219 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2009 high unfavourable medium
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Site description
A farm and grassland area, adjacent to the Weisse Ernz stream.

Key biodiversity
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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of the Ernze Blanche. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.