Rotmoos im Fuschertal

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Rotmoos im Fuschertal

  • Country: 
    Austria
  • Site number: 
    719
  • Area: 
    58 ha
  • Designation date: 
    16-02-1995
  • Coordinates: 
    47°17'N 12°47'E
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Overview

Rotmoos im Fuschertal. 24/02/95; Salzburg; 58 ha; 47°17'N 012°47'E. A rare type of calcareous fen, interspersed with rock-slides and periglacial features. The site, a high altitude valley head with a U-shaped amphitheater, is fed by torrents and waterfalls and supports a unique mix of alpine and swamp vegetation (Carex davalliana, Carex firma and Drosera rotundifolia), rarely found elsewhere. The area supports an invertebrate community of high species diversity, numerous species of birds and waterfowl, and several endangered plant species. Human activities include tourism, farming, fishing and hunting. Ramsar site no. 719. Most recent RIS information: 2003.

Administrative region: 
Salzburg

  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2003

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