Valley of the Syre

Country/territory: Luxembourg

IBA criteria met: C6 (2009)
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Area: 375 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2009 very unfavourable high medium
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Site description (2000 baseline)
A valley with grassland and small wetlands (ponds and reedbeds) along the Syre stream.

Key biodiversity
An important area for Ciconia ciconia with several birds summering in the area. Other species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive and breeding at the site include Lanius collurio and Alcedo atthis. Species occurring on passage include Luscinia svecica, Philomachus pugnax and Tringa glareola.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Valley of the Syre. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.