Country/territory: Germany

IBA criteria met: A4iv, B1iv, B2, B3, C5 (2000)
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Area: 52,000 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description (2000 baseline)
The Vogelsberg has a mix of wooded and open habitats. The woodland is dominated by Pinus.

Key biodiversity
The site is a major migratory bottleneck, where more than 20,000 Grus grus regularly pass.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vogelsberg. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.