Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
A non-navigable tidal branch of the River Weser, with mudflats and fringed by grassland and reedbeds (Phragmites
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex
(10 breeding pairs).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area is candidate Special Area for Conservation.
PartialIBA overlaps with Special Protection Area (Rechter Nebenarm der Weser bei Brake).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lower reaches of River Weser, unembanked area. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/lower-reaches-of-river-weser-unembanked-area-iba-germany on 04/10/2023.