Valley of the Syre

Country/territory: Luxembourg

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

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2009 high very unfavourable medium
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Site description
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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of the Syre. Downloaded from on 06/02/2023.