Island of Usedom

Country/territory: Germany

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C3, C6 (2002)
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Area: 27,790 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description (2000 baseline)
A large, shallow eutrophic lake connected to the sea, with surrounding areas of peatland and reedbed (Phragmites). Böhmke and Werder are two small islands in the western part of the lake. Fishing takes place and surrounding meadows are grazed.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Island of Usedom. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.