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Elbe lowlands Jerichow


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Extensive meadows in the Elbe valley with reeds Phragmites, scrub, flood-plain forest and Lake Schelldorf.



Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (5-15 breeding pairs).



Protected areas
National Partial International NoneIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve (Bucher Brack-Bölsdorfer Haken, 1,000 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Elbe lowlands Jerichow. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2021.