Döberitzer Heide

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A mosaic of heathland, dry sandy grassland, wetland and ruderal land. Access to some areas is still restricted following years of use as a military training area. Human activities include extensive sheep-grazing.

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

Protected areas
National Partial International High4,000 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Döberitzer Heide and Ferbitzer Bruch, 4,000 ha). IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Döberitzer Heide. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.