Year of compilation: 2000
A heterogeneous, sparsely populated lowland landscape with many water-bodies.
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex
(10 calling males).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
There is an EU-funded project to restore and encourage extensive use of the small water-bodies. NABU owns 100 ha of important humid grassland (KV Lübben Spreewald).
PartialIBA overlaps with Landscape Protected Area and Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Biosphere Reserve.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Spreewald. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020.