Gold for the Lech Valley - The Tyrolean Lech Nature Park is an Important Bird Area
For bird lovers, the Tiroler Lech Nature Park is one of the top addresses in Tyrol. From approx. 150 species of breeding birds native to Tyrol find approx. 110 on the Tyrolean Lech their characteristic habitats. Species from different biogeographical regions meet here and reach the edge of their range. Examples are White-backed woodpecker and Pygmy Flycatcher from the east and Bonelli's Warbler called by the West.
Austria-wide significant stocks of the Goosander's (approx. 10 %), Sandpiper (approx. 10 %), Little Ringed Plover (5 %), Mountain Blue Warbler (2 - 3 %) together with some special features of the Mountain forest, valley rock and the alpine zone such as Golden eagle, peregrine falcon, hazel grouse, black grouse, woodcock, pygmy owl, rough-legged owl, eagle owl, grey woodpecker, white-backed woodpecker, three-toed woodpecker, pygmy flycatcher and Lemon Canary make the Tyrolean Lech Valley an Important Bird Area.