Year of compilation: 2000
One of the few large areas of bog and lakes remaining in Lower Saxony. The lakes are surrounded by reedbeds (Phragmites
) and meadows.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area is a candidate Special Area for Conservation.
PartialIBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ostfriesische Meere. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2022.