Bogs and heathlands of the Westmünsterland

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 5,170 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
Two areas (3,650 ha and 380 ha) of raised bog, wet heathland and humid grassland. The main human activity is agriculture.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bogs and heathlands of the Westmünsterland. Downloaded from on 26/07/2021.