Year of compilation: 2000
Part of the flood-plain of the River Havel, comprising swamp and alluvial forests, humid grasslands, bogs, reedbeds (Phragmites
) and clay pits.
The site holds more than 20,000 passage waterbirds, on a regular basis. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Threats include the enlargement of the Havel for shipping.
HighIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lowlands of middle Havel. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.