Steinhuder Meer

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1i, C3, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 7,292 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A large, eutrophic lake (2,800 ha), surrounded by wet meadows and bogs.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (10 breeding pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Steinhuder Meer. Downloaded from on 21/03/2023.