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Elbe marshes between Stade and Otterndorf


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The tidal lower reaches of the River Elbe.



Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).



Protected areas
National Partial International PartialIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area (Niederelbe zwischen Stade und Ottendorf, 10,500 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Elbe marshes between Stade and Otterndorf. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022.