A valley with grassland and small wetlands (ponds and reedbeds) along the Syre stream.
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.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Thirty percent of the area is owned by the Foundation Hëllef fir d'Natur.
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BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of the Syre. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2022.