A 25-km long section of the embanked River Weser. The valley is dominated by meadows, gravel-pits and arable land.
The area is also nationally important as an inland wintering site for Bucephala clangula.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Weserstaustufe Schlüsselburg. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2020.