Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
The site is part of the Bremer wet-grassland belt (Bremer Wesermarsch) comprising agricultural meadows and pasture traversed by ditches. The Dunger See is the largest water-body in the area.

Key biodiversity
This site is also important for breeding species of wet grassland. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).

Protected areas
National Partial International PartialIBA overlaps with Landscape Protected Area and Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Werderland. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.