An area of raised bog, partly forested with native broadleaved and conifer forest. Outside the protected core area are wet hay-meadows and pastures, together with two lakes, one of which is used for recreation.
An important site for species breeding in raised bog and humid grassland such as Numenius arquata (13-14 pairs) and Vanellus vanellus (35-40 pairs).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ibmer Moor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2019.