Year of compilation: 2000

Site description (baseline)
The grasslands that surround the dykes of the Mittelwesermarsch and six flooded gravel-pits connected together by the River Weser. The grasslands often flood in spring.

Key biodiversity
This site is important for migrating waterbirds and waders.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Floating breeding platforms are provided for Sterna hirundo.

Protected areas
National Partial International NoneIBA overlaps with Landscape Protected Area and Nature Reserve.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mittelwesermarsch. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.