Valley of the Syre

Year of compilation: 2000

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.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Thirty percent of the area is owned by the Foundation Hëllef fir d'Natur.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of the Syre. Downloaded from on 30/11/2022.