Donauauen & Donaumoos

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Donauauen & Donaumoos

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    8,000 ha
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    48°28'N 10°13'E
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Donauauen & Donaumoos. 26/02/76; Bayern; 8,000 ha; 48°28'N 010°13'E. Nature Reserves. Some of the best examples of riverine wooded meadow habitat in Germany, located along the Danube River, the site includes numerous tributaries and peatbogs. The regulated river creates a succession of reservoirs important for wintering, breeding and staging various species of waterbirds. The site is important for orchid (Orchidaceae) and gentian (Gentianaceae) populations. Ongoing activities include gravel extraction, ground water abstraction, waste dumping, recreation, and afforestation. Ramsar site no. 90. Most recent RIS information: 1992.

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