Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
The tidal lower reaches of the River Elbe.
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
PartialIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area (Niederelbe zwischen Stade und Ottendorf, 10,500 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Elbe marshes between Stade and Otterndorf. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/elbe-marshes-between-stade-and-otterndorf-iba-germany on 30/11/2023.