Western bay of the Fehmarnsund

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A low-lying coastal area, 27 km in length, with sandy/stony shores and brackish lagoons. Tourism is the main human activity.

Key biodiversity
The site holds more than 20,000 wintering and passage waterbirds on a regular basis.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western bay of the Fehmarnsund. Downloaded from on 06/03/2021.