Year of compilation: 2000
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
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Disturbance to birds from work on the river course, hunting, and military training are the most important threats to the IBA. There are plans to open up the Weser meadow for recreational use.
HighIBA overlaps with Ramsar Site and Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Weserstaustufe Schlüsselburg. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.