Year of compilation: 2000
A glacial landscape that includes a range of forest-types, lakes, the Altfriedland fish-ponds, and streams.
The site holds more than 20,000 passage waterbirds on a regular basis.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Disturbance due to tourism is a problem in some areas. There are management plans for waders and ducks.
HighIBA overlaps with Nature Park. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Märkische Schweiz. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2020.